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Category: Analytics

Amazon OpenSearch H2 2023 in review

2023 was been a busy year for Amazon OpenSearch Service! Learn more about the releases that OpenSearch Service launched in the first half of 2023. In the second half of 2023, OpenSearch Service added the support of two new OpenSearch versions: 2.9 and 2.11 These two versions introduce new features in the search space, machine […]

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How VMware Tanzu CloudHealth migrated from self-managed Kafka to Amazon MSK

This is a post co-written with Rivlin Pereira & Vaibhav Pandey from Tanzu CloudHealth (VMware by Broadcom). VMware Tanzu CloudHealth is the cloud cost management platform of choice for more than 20,000 organizations worldwide, who rely on it to optimize and govern their largest and most complex multi-cloud environments. In this post, we discuss how […]

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Gain insights from historical location data using Amazon Location Service and AWS analytics services

Many organizations around the world rely on the use of physical assets, such as vehicles, to deliver a service to their end-customers. By tracking these assets in real time and storing the results, asset owners can derive valuable insights on how their assets are being used to continuously deliver business improvements and plan for future […]

Build a RAG data ingestion pipeline for large-scale ML workloads

For building any generative AI application, enriching the large language models (LLMs) with new data is imperative. This is where the Retrieval Augmented Generation (RAG) technique comes in. RAG is a machine learning (ML) architecture that uses external documents (like Wikipedia) to augment its knowledge and achieve state-of-the-art results on knowledge-intensive tasks. For ingesting these […]

Measure performance of AWS Glue Data Quality for ETL pipelines

In this post, we provide benchmark results of running increasingly complex data quality rulesets over a predefined test dataset. As part of the results, we show how AWS Glue Data Quality provides information about the runtime of extract, transform, and load (ETL) jobs, the resources measured in terms of data processing units (DPUs), and how you can track the cost of running AWS Glue Data Quality for ETL pipelines by defining custom cost reporting in AWS Cost Explorer.

How the GoDaddy data platform achieved over 60% cost reduction and 50% performance boost by adopting Amazon EMR Serverless

This is a guest post co-written with Brandon Abear, Dinesh Sharma, John Bush, and Ozcan IIikhan 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, attract customers, […]

Real-time cost savings for Amazon Managed Service for Apache Flink

When running Apache Flink applications on Amazon Managed Service for Apache Flink, you have the unique benefit of taking advantage of its serverless nature. This means that cost-optimization exercises can happen at any time—they no longer need to happen in the planning phase. With Managed Service for Apache Flink, you can add and remove compute […]

Best practices to implement near-real-time analytics using Amazon Redshift Streaming Ingestion with Amazon MSK

Amazon Redshift is a fully managed, scalable cloud data warehouse that accelerates your time to insights with fast, straightforward, and secure analytics at scale. Tens of thousands of customers rely on Amazon Redshift to analyze exabytes of data and run complex analytical queries, making it the most widely used cloud data warehouse. You can run […]

In-stream anomaly detection with Amazon OpenSearch Ingestion and Amazon OpenSearch Serverless

Unsupervised machine learning analytics has emerged as a powerful tool for anomaly detection in today’s data-rich landscape, especially with the growing volume of machine-generated data. In-stream anomaly detection offers real-time insights into data anomalies, enabling proactive response. Amazon OpenSearch Serverless focuses on delivering seamless scalability and management of search workloads; Amazon OpenSearch Ingestion complements this […]

Petabyte-scale log analytics with Amazon S3, Amazon OpenSearch Service, and Amazon OpenSearch Ingestion

Organizations often need to manage a high volume of data that is growing at an extraordinary rate. At the same time, they need to optimize operational costs to unlock the value of this data for timely insights and do so with a consistent performance. With this massive data growth, data proliferation across your data stores, […]