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Accelerate your data warehouse migration to Amazon Redshift – Part 2

This is the second post in a multi-part series. We’re excited to shared dozens of new features to automate your schema conversion; preserve your investment in existing scripts, reports, and applications; accelerate query performance; and potentially reduce your overall cost to migrate to Amazon Redshift. Check out all posts in this series: Accelerate your data […]

Establish private connectivity between Amazon QuickSight and Snowflake using AWS PrivateLink

Amazon QuickSight is a scalable, serverless, embeddable, machine learning-powered business intelligence (BI) service built for the cloud. QuickSight lets you easily create and publish interactive BI dashboards that include Machine Learning-powered insights. QuickSight dashboards can be accessed from any device, and seamlessly embedded into your applications, portals, and websites. QuickSight offers several sources for data, […]

Secure multi-tenant data ingestion pipelines with Amazon Kinesis Data Streams and Kinesis Data Analytics for Apache Flink

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. When designing multi-tenant streaming ingestion pipelines, there are myriad ways to design and build your streaming solution, each with its own set of trade-offs. The first decision […]

Query a Teradata database using Amazon Athena Federated Query and join with data in your Amazon S3 data lake

If you use data lakes in Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) and use Teradata as your transactional data store, you may need to join the data in your data lake with Teradata in the cloud, Teradata running on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), or with an on-premises Teradata database, for example to build […]

Query an Apache Hudi dataset in an Amazon S3 data lake with Amazon Athena part 1: Read-optimized queries

July 2023: This post was reviewed for accuracy. On July 16, 2021, Amazon Athena upgraded its Apache Hudi integration with new features and support for Hudi’s latest 0.8.0 release. Hudi is an open-source storage management framework that provides incremental data processing primitives for Hadoop-compatible data lakes. This upgraded integration adds the latest community improvements to […]

How Jobcase is using Amazon Redshift ML to recommend job search content at scale

This post is co-written with Clay Martin and Ajay Joshi from Jobcase as the lead authors. Jobcase is an online community dedicated to empowering and advocating for the world’s workers. We’re the third-largest destination for job search in the United States, and connect millions of Jobcasers to relevant job opportunities, companies, and other resources on […]

Query Snowflake using Athena Federated Query and join with data in your Amazon S3 data lake

This post was last reviewed and updated July, 2022 with updates in Athena federation connector. If you use data lakes in Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) and use Snowflake as your data warehouse solution, you may need to join your data in your data lake with Snowflake. For example, you may want to build […]

Build a serverless event-driven workflow with AWS Glue and Amazon EventBridge

Customers are adopting event-driven-architectures to improve the agility and resiliency of their applications. As a result, data engineers are increasingly looking for simple-to-use yet powerful and feature-rich data processing tools to build pipelines that enrich data, move data in and out of their data lake and data warehouse, and analyze data. AWS Glue is a […]

Auto scaling Amazon Kinesis Data Streams using Amazon CloudWatch and AWS Lambda

This post is co-written with Noah Mundahl, Director of Public Cloud Engineering at United Health Group. Update (12/1/2021): Amazon Kinesis Data Streams On-Demand mode is now the recommended way to natively auto scale your Amazon Kinesis Data Streams. In this post, we cover a solution to add auto scaling to Amazon Kinesis Data Streams. Whether […]