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Category: Analytics

Configure dynamic tenancy for Amazon OpenSearch Dashboards

Amazon OpenSearch Service securely unlocks real-time search, monitoring, and analysis of business and operational data for use cases like application monitoring, log analytics, observability, and website search. In this post, we talk about new configurable dashboards tenant properties. OpenSearch Dashboards tenants in Amazon OpenSearch Service are spaces for saving index patterns, visualizations, dashboards, and other […]

Use IAM runtime roles with Amazon EMR Studio Workspaces and AWS Lake Formation for cross-account fine-grained access control

Amazon EMR Studio is an integrated development environment (IDE) that makes it straightforward for data scientists and data engineers to develop, visualize, and debug data engineering and data science applications written in R, Python, Scala, and PySpark. EMR Studio provides fully managed Jupyter notebooks and tools such as Spark UI and YARN Timeline Server via […]

Deploy Amazon QuickSight dashboards to monitor AWS Glue ETL job metrics and set alarms

No matter the industry or level of maturity within AWS, our customers require better visibility into their AWS Glue usage. Better visibility can lend itself to gains in operational efficiency, informed business decisions, and further transparency into your return on investment (ROI) when using the various features available through AWS Glue. As your company grows, […]

GoDaddy benchmarking results in up to 24% better price-performance for their Spark workloads with AWS Graviton2 on Amazon EMR Serverless

This is a guest post co-written with Mukul Sharma, Software Development Engineer, and Ozcan IIikhan, Director of Engineering from GoDaddy. GoDaddy empowers everyday entrepreneurs by providing all the help and tools to succeed online. With more than 20 million customers worldwide, GoDaddy is the place people come to name their ideas, build a professional website, […]

Implement model versioning with Amazon Redshift ML

Amazon Redshift ML allows data analysts, developers, and data scientists to train machine learning (ML) models using SQL. In previous posts, we demonstrated how you can use the automatic model training capability of Redshift ML to train classification and regression models. Redshift ML allows you to create a model using SQL and specify your algorithm, […]

Use Snowflake with Amazon MWAA to orchestrate data pipelines

This blog post is co-written with James Sun from Snowflake. Customers rely on data from different sources such as mobile applications, clickstream events from websites, historical data, and more to deduce meaningful patterns to optimize their products, services, and processes. With a data pipeline, which is a set of tasks used to automate the movement […]

Spark on AWS Lambda: An Apache Spark runtime for AWS Lambda

Spark on AWS Lambda (SoAL) is a framework that runs Apache Spark workloads on AWS Lambda. It’s designed for both batch and event-based workloads, handling data payload sizes from 10 KB to 400 MB. This post highlights the SoAL architecture, provides infrastructure as code (IaC), offers step-by-step instructions for setting up the SoAL framework in your AWS account, and outlines SoAL architectural patterns for enterprises.

Unlock scalable analytics with AWS Glue and Google BigQuery

Data integration is the foundation of robust data analytics. It encompasses the discovery, preparation, and composition of data from diverse sources. In the modern data landscape, accessing, integrating, and transforming data from diverse sources is a vital process for data-driven decision-making. AWS Glue, a serverless data integration and extract, transform, and load (ETL) service, has […]

Amazon Redshift: Lower price, higher performance

Like virtually all customers, you want to spend as little as possible while getting the best possible performance. This means you need to pay attention to price-performance. With Amazon Redshift, you can have your cake and eat it too! Amazon Redshift delivers up to 4.9 times lower cost per user and up to 7.9 times […]

An automated approach to perform an in-place engine upgrade in Amazon OpenSearch Service

Software upgrades bring new features and better performance, and keep you current with the software provider. However, upgrades for software services can be difficult to complete successfully, especially when you can’t tolerate downtime and when the new version’s APIs introduce breaking changes and deprecation that you must remediate. This post shows you how to upgrade […]