AWS Big Data Blog

Category: Analytics

How Epos Now modernized their data platform by building an end-to-end data lake with the AWS Data Lab

Epos Now provides point of sale and payment solutions to over 40,000 hospitality and retailers across 71 countries. Their mission is to help businesses of all sizes reach their full potential through the power of cloud technology, with solutions that are affordable, efficient, and accessible. Their solutions allow businesses to leverage actionable insights, manage their […]

Use SQL queries to define Amazon Redshift datasets in AWS Glue DataBrew

In the post Data preparation using Amazon Redshift with AWS Glue DataBrew, we saw how to create an AWS Glue DataBrew job using a JDBC connection for Amazon Redshift. In this post, we show you how to create a DataBrew profile job and a recipe job using an Amazon Redshift connection with custom SQL. DataBrew […]

Schedule email reports and configure threshold based-email alerts using Amazon QuickSight

Amazon QuickSight is a cloud-scale business intelligence (BI) service that you can use to deliver easy-to-understand insights to the people you work with, wherever they are. You can build dashboards using combinations of data in the cloud, on premises, in other software as a service (SaaS) apps, and in flat files. Although users can always […]

Accelerate your data warehouse migration to Amazon Redshift – Part 6

This is the sixth in a series of posts. We’re excited to share dozens of new features to automate your schema conversion; preserve your investment in existing scripts, reports, and applications; accelerate query performance; and potentially simplify your migrations from legacy data warehouses to Amazon Redshift. Check out all the previous posts in this series: […]

Scale Amazon QuickSight embedded analytics with new API-based domain allow listing

Amazon QuickSight is a fully-managed, cloud-native business intelligence (BI) service that makes it easy to connect to your data, create interactive dashboards, and share these with tens of thousands of users, either within QuickSight itself or embedded in apps and portals. QuickSight Enterprise Edition recently introduced the ability to dynamically allow list the domains where […]

Create a most-recent view of your data lake using Amazon Redshift Serverless

Building a robust data lake is very beneficial because it enables organizations have a holistic view of their business and empowers data-driven decisions. The curated layer of a data lake is able to hydrate multiple homogeneous data products, unlocking limitless capabilities to address current and future requirements. However, some concepts of how data lakes work […]

Process Apache Hudi, Delta Lake, Apache Iceberg dataset at scale, part 2: Using AWS Glue Studio Visual Editor

Transactional data lake technologies such as Apache Hudi, Delta Lake, Apache Iceberg, and AWS Lake Formation governed tables is evolving rapidly, and gaining great popularity. These technologies simplified the data processing pipeline significantly, and they provided further useful capabilities like upserts, rolling back, and time travel queries. In the first post of this series, we went […]

Simplify analytics on Amazon Redshift using PIVOT and UNPIVOT

Amazon Redshift is a fast, fully managed cloud data warehouse that makes it simple and cost-effective to analyze all your data using standard SQL and your existing business intelligence (BI) tools. Many customers look to build their data warehouse on Amazon Redshift, and they have many requirements where they want to convert data from row […]

Stream Amazon EMR on EKS logs to third-party providers like Splunk, Amazon OpenSearch Service, or other log aggregators

Spark jobs running on Amazon EMR on EKS generate logs that are very useful in identifying issues with Spark processes and also as a way to see Spark outputs. You can access these logs from a variety of sources. On the Amazon EMR virtual cluster console, you can access logs from the Spark History UI. […]

Integrate Amazon Redshift row-level security with Amazon Redshift native IdP authentication

Amazon Redshift is a fully managed, petabyte-scale data warehouse service in the cloud. You can start with just a few hundred gigabytes of data and scale to a petabyte or more. This enables you to use your data to acquire new insights for your business and customers. As enterprise customers look to build their data […]