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Category: Technical How-to

Enable complex row-level security in embedded dashboards for non-provisioned users in Amazon QuickSight with OR-based tags

Amazon QuickSight is a fully managed, cloud-native business intelligence (BI) service that makes it easy to connect to your data, create interactive dashboards, and share these with tens of thousands of users, both within QuickSight and embedded in your software as a service (SaaS) applications. QuickSight Enterprise edition started supporting nested conditions within row-level security […]

Real-time inference using deep learning within Amazon Managed Service for Apache Flink

August 30, 2023: Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics has been renamed to Amazon Managed Service for Apache Flink. Read the announcement in the AWS News Blog and learn more. Apache Flink is a framework and distributed processing engine for stateful computations over data streams. Amazon Managed Service for Apache Flink is a fully managed service that […]

Join a streaming data source with CDC data for real-time serverless data analytics using AWS Glue, AWS DMS, and Amazon DynamoDB

Customers have been using data warehousing solutions to perform their traditional analytics tasks. Recently, data lakes have gained lot of traction to become the foundation for analytical solutions, because they come with benefits such as scalability, fault tolerance, and support for structured, semi-structured, and unstructured datasets. Data lakes are not transactional by default; however, there […]

Simplify AWS Glue job orchestration and monitoring with Amazon MWAA

Organizations across all industries have complex data processing requirements for their analytical use cases across different analytics systems, such as data lakes on AWS, data warehouses (Amazon Redshift), search (Amazon OpenSearch Service), NoSQL (Amazon DynamoDB), machine learning (Amazon SageMaker), and more. Analytics professionals are tasked with deriving value from data stored in these distributed systems […]

Data Ingestion Workflow

How Zoom implemented streaming log ingestion and efficient GDPR deletes using Apache Hudi on Amazon EMR

In today’s digital age, logging is a critical aspect of application development and management, but efficiently managing logs while complying with data protection regulations can be a significant challenge. Zoom, in collaboration with the AWS Data Lab team, developed an innovative architecture to overcome these challenges and streamline their logging and record deletion processes. In […]

Perform secure database write-backs with Amazon QuickSight

Amazon QuickSight is a scalable, serverless, machine learning (ML)-powered business intelligence (BI) solution that makes it easy to connect to your data, create interactive dashboards, get access to ML-enabled insights, and share visuals and dashboards with tens of thousands of internal and external users, either within QuickSight itself or embedded into any application. A write-back […]

Ten new visual transforms in AWS Glue Studio

AWS Glue Studio is a graphical interface that makes it easy to create, run, and monitor extract, transform, and load (ETL) jobs in AWS Glue. It allows you to visually compose data transformation workflows using nodes that represent different data handling steps, which later are converted automatically into code to run. AWS Glue Studio recently […]

Use SAML Identities for programmatic access to Amazon OpenSearch Service

Customers of Amazon OpenSearch Service can already use Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) to access OpenSearch Dashboards. This post outlines two methods by which programmatic users can now access OpenSearch using SAML identities. This applies to all identity providers (IdPs) that support SAML 2.0, including prevalent ones like Active Directory Federation Service (ADFS), Okta, AWS […]

Single sign-on with Amazon Redshift Serverless with Okta using Amazon Redshift Query Editor v2 and third-party SQL clients

June 2023: This post was reviewed and updated to support MFA setup instructions. Amazon Redshift Serverless makes it easy to run and scale analytics in seconds without the need to set up and manage data warehouse clusters. With Redshift Serverless, users such as data analysts, developers, business professionals, and data scientists can get insights from […]

Process price transparency data using AWS Glue

The Transparency in Coverage rule is a federal regulation in the United States that was finalized by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in October 2020. The rule requires health insurers to provide clear and concise information to consumers about their health plan benefits, including costs and coverage details. Under the rule, health […]