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Amazon Managed Service for Apache Flink now supports Apache Flink version 1.19

Apache Flink is an open source distributed processing engine, offering powerful programming interfaces for both stream and batch processing, with first-class support for stateful processing and event time semantics. Apache Flink supports multiple programming languages, Java, Python, Scala, SQL, and multiple APIs with different level of abstraction, which can be used interchangeably in the same […]

Automate data loading from your database into Amazon Redshift using AWS Database Migration Service (DMS), AWS Step Functions, and the Redshift Data API

Amazon Redshift is a fast, scalable, secure, and fully managed cloud data warehouse that makes it simple and cost-effective to analyze all your data using standard SQL and your existing ETL (extract, transform, and load), business intelligence (BI), and reporting tools. Tens of thousands of customers use Amazon Redshift to process exabytes of data per […]

How Cloudinary transformed their petabyte scale streaming data lake with Apache Iceberg and AWS Analytics

This post is co-written with Amit Gilad, Alex Dickman and Itay Takersman from Cloudinary.  Enterprises and organizations across the globe want to harness the power of data to make better decisions by putting data at the center of every decision-making process. Data-driven decisions lead to more effective responses to unexpected events, increase innovation and allow […]

Revolutionizing data querying: Amazon Redshift and Visual Studio Code integration

In today’s data-driven landscape, the efficiency and accessibility of querying tools play a crucial role in driving businesses forward. Amazon Redshift recently announced integration with Visual Studio Code (), an action that transforms the way data practitioners engage with Amazon Redshift and reshapes your interactions and practices in data management. This innovation not only unlocks […]

Dive deep into security management: The Data on EKS Platform

The construction of big data applications based on open source software has become increasingly uncomplicated since the advent of projects like Data on EKS, an open source project from AWS to provide blueprints for building data and machine learning (ML) applications on Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS). In the realm of big data, securing […]

Run interactive workloads on Amazon EMR Serverless from Amazon EMR Studio

Starting from release 6.14, Amazon EMR Studio supports interactive analytics on Amazon EMR Serverless. You can now use EMR Serverless applications as the compute, in addition to Amazon EMR on EC2 clusters and Amazon EMR on EKS virtual clusters, to run JupyterLab notebooks from EMR Studio Workspaces. EMR Studio is an integrated development environment (IDE) […]


Automate large-scale data validation using Amazon EMR and Apache Griffin

Many enterprises are migrating their on-premises data stores to the AWS Cloud. During data migration, a key requirement is to validate all the data that has been moved from source to target. This data validation is a critical step, and if not done correctly, may result in the failure of the entire project. However, developing […]

How Amazon optimized its high-volume financial reconciliation process with Amazon EMR for higher scalability and performance

Account reconciliation is an important step to ensure the completeness and accuracy of financial statements. Specifically, companies must reconcile balance sheet accounts that could contain significant or material misstatements. Accountants go through each account in the general ledger of accounts and verify that the balance listed is complete and accurate. When discrepancies are found, accountants […]

Improve healthcare services through patient 360: A zero-ETL approach to enable near real-time data analytics

Healthcare providers have an opportunity to improve the patient experience by collecting and analyzing broader and more diverse datasets. This includes patient medical history, allergies, immunizations, family disease history, and individuals’ lifestyle data such as workout habits. Having access to those datasets and forming a 360-degree view of patients allows healthcare providers such as claim […]

Create an end-to-end data strategy for Customer 360 on AWS

Customer 360 (C360) provides a complete and unified view of a customer’s interactions and behavior across all touchpoints and channels. This view is used to identify patterns and trends in customer behavior, which can inform data-driven decisions to improve business outcomes. For example, you can use C360 to segment and create marketing campaigns that are […]