AWS Big Data Blog

Category: Analytics

How SailPoint solved scaling issues by migrating legacy big data applications to Amazon EMR on Amazon EKS

This post is co-written with Richard Li from SailPoint. SailPoint Technologies is an identity security company based in Austin, TX. Its software as a service (SaaS) solutions support identity governance operations in regulated industries such as healthcare, government, and higher education. SailPoint distinguishes multiple aspects of identity as individual identity security services, including cloud governance, […]

Author AWS Glue jobs with PyCharm using AWS Glue interactive sessions

Data lakes, business intelligence, operational analytics, and data warehousing share a common core characteristic—the ability to extract, transform, and load (ETL) data for analytics. Since its launch in 2017, AWS Glue has provided serverless data integration service that makes it easy to discover, prepare, and combine data for analytics, machine learning, and application development. AWS […]

Query 10 new data sources with Amazon Athena

When we first launched Amazon Athena, our mission was to make it simple to query data stored in Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3). Athena customers found it easy to get started and develop analytics on petabyte-scale data lakes, but told us they needed to join their Amazon S3 data with data stored elsewhere. We […]

Build your data pipeline in your AWS modern data platform using AWS Lake Formation, AWS Glue, and dbt Core

dbt has established itself as one of the most popular tools in the modern data stack, and is aiming to bring analytics engineering to everyone. The dbt tool makes it easy to develop and implement complex data processing pipelines, with mostly SQL, and it provides developers with a simple interface to create, test, document, evolve, […]

Amazon QuickSight 1-click public embedding

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 directly within a QuickSight application, or embedded in web apps and portals. QuickSight Enterprise Edition now supports 1-click public embedding, a feature […]

Introducing AWS Glue Auto Scaling: Automatically resize serverless computing resources for lower cost with optimized Apache Spark

Data created in the cloud is growing fast in recent days, so scalability is a key factor in distributed data processing. Many customers benefit from the scalability of the AWS Glue serverless Spark runtime. Today, we’re pleased to announce the release of AWS Glue Auto Scaling, which helps you scale your AWS Glue Spark jobs […]

Enhance analytics with Google Trends data using AWS Glue, Amazon Athena, and Amazon QuickSight

In today’s market, business success often lies in the ability to glean accurate insights and predictions from data. However, data scientists and analysts often find that the data they have at their disposal isn’t enough to help them make accurate predictions for their use cases. A variety of factors might alter an outcome and should […]

Scale Amazon Redshift to meet high throughput query requirements

Many enterprise customers have demanding query throughput requirements for their data warehouses. Some may be able to address these requirements through horizontally or vertically scaling a single cluster. Others may have a short duration where they need extra capacity to handle peaks that can be addressed through Amazon Redshift concurrency scaling. However, enterprises with consistently […]

Amazon Redshift continues its price-performance leadership

Data is a strategic asset. Getting timely value from data requires high-performance systems that can deliver performance at scale while keeping costs low. Amazon Redshift is the most popular cloud data warehouse that is used by tens of thousands of customers to analyze exabytes of data every day. We continue to add new capabilities to […]

Automate notifications on Slack for Amazon Redshift query monitoring rule violations

In this post, we walk you through how to set up automatic notifications of query monitoring rule (QMR) violations in Amazon Redshift to a Slack channel, so that Amazon Redshift users can take timely action. Amazon Redshift is a fully managed, petabyte-scale data warehouse service in the cloud. With Amazon Redshift, you can analyze your […]