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Build highly available streams with Amazon Kinesis Data Streams

Many use cases are moving towards a real-time data strategy due to demand for real-time insights, low-latency response times, and the ability to adapt to the changing needs of end-users. For this type of workload, you can use Amazon Kinesis Data Streams to seamlessly provision, store, write, and read data in a streaming fashion. With […]

Run a popular benchmark on Amazon Redshift Serverless easily with AWS Data Exchange

Amazon Redshift is a fast, easy, secure, and economical cloud data warehousing service designed for analytics. AWS announced Amazon Redshift Serverless general availability in July 2022, providing an easier experience to operate Amazon Redshift. Amazon Redshift Serverless makes it simple to run and scale analytics without having to manage your data warehouse infrastructure. Amazon Redshift […]

Create your own reusable visual transforms for AWS Glue Studio

AWS Glue Studio has recently added the possibility of adding custom transforms that you can use to build visual jobs to use them in combination with the AWS Glue Studio components provided out of the box. You can now define custom visual transform by simply dropping a JSON file and a Python script onto Amazon […]

Migrate a large data warehouse from Greenplum to Amazon Redshift using AWS SCT – Part 3

In this third post of a multi-part series, we explore some of the edge cases in migrating a large data warehouse from Greenplum to Amazon Redshift using AWS Schema Conversion Tool (AWS SCT) and how to handle these challenges. Challenges include how best to use virtual partitioning, edge cases for numeric and character fields, and […]

How Hudl built a cost-optimized AWS Glue pipeline with Apache Hudi datasets

This is a guest blog post co-written with Addison Higley and Ramzi Yassine from Hudl. Hudl Agile Sports Technologies, Inc. is a Lincoln, Nebraska based company that provides tools for coaches and athletes to review game footage and improve individual and team play. Its initial product line served college and professional American football teams. Today, […]

Ingest streaming data to Apache Hudi tables using AWS Glue and Apache Hudi DeltaStreamer

In today’s world with technology modernization, the need for near-real-time streaming use cases has increased exponentially. Many customers are continuously consuming data from different sources, including databases, applications, IoT devices, and sensors. Organizations may need to ingest that streaming data into data lakes built on Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3). You may also need […]

Best practices to optimize cost and performance for AWS Glue streaming ETL jobs

AWS Glue streaming extract, transform, and load (ETL) jobs allow you to process and enrich vast amounts of incoming data from systems such as Amazon Kinesis Data Streams, Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka (Amazon MSK), or any other Apache Kafka cluster. It uses the Spark Structured Streaming framework to perform data processing in near-real […]