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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, […]

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 […]

Retain more for less with tiered storage for Amazon MSK

Organizations are adopting Apache Kafka and Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka (Amazon MSK) to capture and analyze data in real-time. Amazon MSK allows you to build and run production applications on Apache Kafka without needing Kafka infrastructure management expertise or having to deal with the complex overheads associated with running Apache Kafka on your […]

Simplify data analysis and collaboration with SQL Notebooks in Amazon Redshift Query Editor V2.0

Amazon Redshift Query Editor V2.0 is a web-based analyst workbench that you can use to author and run queries on your Amazon Redshift data warehouse. You can visualize query results with charts, and explore, share, and collaborate on data with your teams in SQL through a common interface. With SQL Notebooks, Amazon Redshift Query Editor […]

How The Mill Adventure enabled data-driven decision-making in iGaming using Amazon QuickSight

This post is co-written with Darren Demicoli from The Mill Adventure. The Mill Adventure is an iGaming industry enabler offering customizable turnkey solutions to B2B partners and custom branding enablement for its B2C partners. They provide a complete gaming platform, including licenses and operations, for rapid deployment and success in iGaming, and are committed to […]

Deploy DataHub using AWS managed services and ingest metadata from AWS Glue and Amazon Redshift – Part 2

In the first post of this series, we discussed the need of a metadata management solution for organizations. We used DataHub as an open-source metadata platform for metadata management and deployed it using AWS managed services with the AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK). In this post, we focus on how to populate technical metadata […]

Deploy DataHub using AWS managed services and ingest metadata from AWS Glue and Amazon Redshift – Part 1

Many organizations are establishing enterprise data warehouses, data lakes, or a modern data architecture on AWS to build data-driven products. As the organization grows, the number of publishers and subscribers to data and the volume of data keeps increasing. Additionally, different varieties of datasets are introduced (structured, semistructured, and unstructured). This can lead to metadata […]

How a blockchain startup built a prototype solution to solve the need of analytics for decentralized applications with AWS Data Lab

This post is co-written with Dr. Quan Hoang Nguyen, CTO at Fantom Foundation. Here at Fantom Foundation (Fantom), we have developed a high performance, highly scalable, and secure smart contract platform. It’s designed to overcome limitations of the previous generation of blockchain platforms. The Fantom platform is permissionless, decentralized, and open source. The majority of […]

Use MSK Connect for managed MirrorMaker 2 deployment with IAM authentication

In this post, we show how to use MSK Connect for MirrorMaker 2 deployment with AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) authentication. We create an MSK Connect custom plugin and IAM role, and then replicate the data between two existing Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka (Amazon MSK) clusters. The goal is to have replication […]

Simplify semi-structured nested JSON data analysis with AWS Glue DataBrew and Amazon QuickSight

As the industry grows with more data volume, big data analytics is becoming a common requirement in data analytics and machine learning (ML) use cases. Data comes from many different sources in structured, semi-structured, and unstructured formats. For semi-structured data, one of the most common lightweight file formats is JSON. However, due to the complex […]