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Amazon OpenSearch Service Under the Hood : OpenSearch Optimized Instances(OR1)

Amazon OpenSearch Service recently introduced the OpenSearch Optimized Instance family (OR1), which delivers up to 30% price-performance improvement over existing memory optimized instances in internal benchmarks, and uses Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) to provide 11 9s of durability. With this new instance family, OpenSearch Service uses OpenSearch innovation and AWS technologies to reimagine […]


Achieve near real time operational analytics using Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL zero-ETL integration with Amazon Redshift

Our zero-ETL integration with Amazon Redshift facilitates point-to-point data movement to get it ready for analytics, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) using Amazon Redshift on petabytes of data. In this post, we provide step-by-step guidance on how to get started with near real time operational analytics using the Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL zero-ETL integration with Amazon Redshift.

Amazon DataZone now integrates with AWS Glue Data Quality and external data quality solutions

Today, we are pleased to announce that Amazon DataZone is now able to present data quality information for data assets. This information empowers end-users to make informed decisions as to whether or not to use specific assets. In this post, we discuss the latest features of Amazon DataZone for data quality, the integration between Amazon DataZone and AWS Glue Data Quality and how you can import data quality scores produced by external systems into Amazon DataZone via API.

Introducing enhanced functionality for worker configuration management in Amazon MSK Connect

Amazon MSK Connect is a fully managed service for Apache Kafka Connect. With a few clicks, MSK Connect allows you to deploy connectors that move data between Apache Kafka and external systems. MSK Connect now supports the ability to delete MSK Connect worker configurations, tag resources, and manage worker configurations and custom plugins using AWS […]

Build an end-to-end serverless streaming pipeline with Apache Kafka on Amazon MSK using Python

The volume of data generated globally continues to surge, from gaming, retail, and finance, to manufacturing, healthcare, and travel. Organizations are looking for more ways to quickly use the constant inflow of data to innovate for their businesses and customers. They have to reliably capture, process, analyze, and load the data into a myriad of […]

Amazon KDS-Lambda cross acct solution architecture

Invoke AWS Lambda functions from cross-account Amazon Kinesis Data Streams

A multi-account architecture on AWS is essential for enhancing security, compliance, and resource management by isolating workloads, enabling granular cost allocation, and facilitating collaboration across distinct environments. It also mitigates risks, improves scalability, and allows for advanced networking configurations. In a streaming architecture, you may have event producers, stream storage, and event consumers in a […]

High level architecture

Scale AWS Glue jobs by optimizing IP address consumption and expanding network capacity using a private NAT gateway

As businesses expand, the demand for IP addresses within the corporate network often exceeds the supply. An organization’s network is often designed with some anticipation of future requirements, but as enterprises evolve, their information technology (IT) needs surpass the previously designed network. Companies may find themselves challenged to manage the limited pool of IP addresses. […]

Enrich your customer data with geospatial insights using Amazon Redshift, AWS Data Exchange, and Amazon QuickSight

It always pays to know more about your customers, and AWS Data Exchange makes it straightforward to use publicly available census data to enrich your customer dataset. The United States Census Bureau conducts the US census every 10 years and gathers household survey data. This data is anonymized, aggregated, and made available for public use. […]

Multicloud data lake analytics with Amazon Athena

Many organizations operate data lakes spanning multiple cloud data stores. This could be for various reasons, such as business expansions, mergers, or specific cloud provider preferences for different business units. In these cases, you may want an integrated query layer to seamlessly run analytical queries across these diverse cloud stores and streamline your data analytics […]