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Category: Analytics

Learn more about Apache Flink and Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics with three new videos

August 30, 2023: Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics has been renamed to Amazon Managed Service for Apache Flink. Read the announcement in the AWS News Blog and learn more. Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics is a fully managed service for Apache Flink that reduces the complexity of building, managing, and integrating Apache Flink applications with other AWS […]

Enrich VPC Flow Logs with resource tags and deliver data to Amazon S3 using Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose

February 9, 2024: Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose has been renamed to Amazon Data Firehose. Read the AWS What’s New post to learn more. VPC Flow Logs is an AWS feature that captures information about the network traffic flows going to and from network interfaces in Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC). Visibility to the network […]

How Kyligence Cloud uses Amazon EMR Serverless to simplify OLAP

This post was co-written with Daniel Gu and Yolanda Wang, from Kyligence. Today, more than ever, organizations realize that modern business runs on data—almost all our interactions with business are based on data, and organizations must use analytics to understand, plan, and improve their operations. That is where Online Analytical Processing (OLAP) comes in. OLAP […]

Field-level security in Amazon OpenSearch Service

Amazon OpenSearch Service is fully open-source search and analytics engine that 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. But what if you have personal identifiable information (PII) data in your log data? How do you control and audit […]

Reduce cost and improve query performance with Amazon Athena Query Result Reuse

Amazon Athena is an interactive query service that makes it easy to analyze data in Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) using standard SQL. Athena is serverless, so there is no infrastructure to manage, and you pay only for the queries that you run on datasets at petabyte scale. You can use Athena to query […]

What’s new with Amazon QuickSight at AWS re:Invent 2022

AWS re:Invent is a learning conference hosted by AWS for the global cloud computing community. This year’s re:Invent will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada, from November 28 to December 2. Amazon QuickSight is the most popular cloud-native serverless BI service. This post walks you through the details of all QuickSight-related sessions and activities to […]

California State University Chancellor’s Office reduces cost and improves efficiency using Amazon QuickSight for streamlined HR reporting in higher education

The California State University Chancellor’s Office (CSUCO) sits at the center of America’s most significant and diverse 4-year universities. The California State University (CSU) serves approximately 477,000 students and employs more than 55,000 staff and faculty members across 23 universities and 7 off-campus centers. The CSU provides students with opportunities to develop intellectually and personally, […]

Microservice observability with Amazon OpenSearch Service part 2: Create an operational panel and incident report

In the first post in our series , we discussed setting up a microservice observability architecture and application troubleshooting steps using log and trace correlation with Amazon OpenSearch Service. In this post, we discuss using PPL to create visualizations in operational panels, and creating a simple incident report using notebooks. To try out the solution […]

Build the next generation, cross-account, event-driven data pipeline orchestration product

This is a guest post by Mehdi Bendriss, Mohamad Shaker, and Arvid Reiche from Scout24. At Scout24 SE, we love data pipelines, with over 700 pipelines running daily in production, spread across over 100 AWS accounts. As we democratize data and our data platform tooling, each team can create, maintain, and run their own data pipelines […]

Your guide to AWS Analytics at re:Invent 2022

Join the global cloud community at AWS re:Invent this year to meet, get inspired, and rethink what’s possible! Reserved seating is available for registered attendees to secure seats in the sessions of their choice. You can reserve a seat in your favorite sessions by signing in to the attendee portal and navigating to Event > Sessions. For those who can’t […]