AWS Big Data Blog

Dimensional modeling in Amazon Redshift

Amazon Redshift is a fully managed and petabyte-scale cloud data warehouse that is used by tens of thousands of customers to process exabytes of data every day to power their analytics workload. You can structure your data, measure business processes, and get valuable insights quickly can be done by using a dimensional model. Amazon Redshift […]

Migrate data from Google Cloud Storage to Amazon S3 using AWS Glue

Today, we are pleased to announce a new AWS Glue connector for Google Cloud Storage that allows you to move data bi-directionally between Google Cloud Storage and Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3). We’ve seen that there is a demand to design applications that enable data to be portable across cloud environments and give you […]

Automate secure access to Amazon MWAA environments using existing OpenID Connect single-sign-on authentication and authorization

Customers use Amazon Managed Workflows for Apache Airflow (Amazon MWAA) to run Apache Airflow at scale in the cloud. They want to use their existing login solutions developed using OpenID Connect (OIDC) providers with Amazon MWAA; this allows them to provide a uniform authentication and single sign-on (SSO) experience using their adopted identity providers (IdP) […]

Introducing field-based coloring experience for Amazon QuickSight

Color plays a crucial role in visualizations. It conveys meaning, captures attention, and enhances aesthetics. You can quickly grasp important information when key insights and data points pop with color. However, it’s important to use color judiciously to enhance readability and ensure correct interpretation. Color should also be accessible and consistent to enable users to […]

Build a serverless log analytics pipeline using Amazon OpenSearch Ingestion with managed Amazon OpenSearch Service

In this post, we show how to build a log ingestion pipeline using the new Amazon OpenSearch Ingestion, a fully managed data collector that delivers real-time log and trace data to Amazon OpenSearch Service domains. OpenSearch Ingestion is powered by the open-source data collector Data Prepper. Data Prepper is part of the open-source OpenSearch project. […]

Build and share a business capability model with Amazon QuickSight

The technology landscape has been evolving rapidly, with waves of change impacting IT from every angle. It is causing a ripple effect across IT organizations and shifting the way IT delivers applications and services. The change factors impacting IT organizations include: The shift from a traditional application model to a services-based application model (SaaS, PaaS) […]

How Amazon Finance Automation built a data mesh to support distributed data ownership and centralize governance

Amazon Finance Automation (FinAuto) is the tech organization of Amazon Finance Operations (FinOps). Its mission is to enable FinOps to support the growth and expansion of Amazon businesses. It works as a force multiplier through automation and self-service, while providing accurate and on-time payments and collections. FinAuto has a unique position to look across FinOps […]

Create a comprehensive view of AWS support cases with Amazon QuickSight

AWS customers are looking for an efficient tracking method of support cases raised with AWS Support across their multiple interconnected accounts. Having a unified view lets the cloud operations team derive actionable insights across the support cases raised by different business units and accounts. This helps ensure that the team has a comprehensive understanding of […]

How AWS helped Altron Group accelerate their vision for optimized customer engagement

This is a guest post co-authored by Jacques Steyn, Senior Manager Professional Services at Altron Group. Altron is a pioneer of providing data-driven solutions for their customers by combining technical expertise with in-depth customer understanding to provide highly differentiated technology solutions. Alongside their partner AWS, they participated in AWS Data-Driven Everything (D2E) workshops and a […]

Vega Cloud brings FinOps solutions to their customers faster by embedding Amazon QuickSight

This is a guest post authored by Kris Bliesner and Mike Brown from Vega Cloud. Vega Cloud is a premier member of the FinOps Foundation, a program by Linux Foundation supporting FinOps practitioners on cloud financial management best practices. Vega Cloud provides a place where finance, engineers, and innovators come together to accelerate the business […]