AWS Big Data Blog

Best Practices for Micro-Batch Loading on Amazon Redshift

Ian Meyers is a Solutions Architecture Senior Manager with AWS Data analysts always want the newest data in their data warehouse. Historically, when transaction-optimized databases were used for warehousing analysts would “trickle load” (replicate data from production systems into the data warehouse) at the expense of read throughput. Analytics data warehouses are traditionally loaded nightly […]

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Powering Gaming Applications with Amazon DynamoDB

Nate Wiger is Principal Gaming Solutions Architect for AWS. Dave Lang, Senior Product Manager for Amazon DynamoDB, also contributed to this article. Amazon DynamoDB is rapidly becoming the go-to database for many of the fastest-growing games in the world. Games like Fruit Ninja (from Halfbrick Studios) and Battle Camp (from PennyPop) have leveraged Amazon DynamoDB’s […]

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Building a Recommender with Apache Mahout on Amazon Elastic MapReduce (EMR)

This is a guest post by Andrew Musselman, who as chief data scientist leads the global big data practice from the technical side at Accenture. He is a PMC member on the Apache Mahout project and is writing a book on data science for O’Reilly. Accenture is an APN Big Data Competency Partner. This post […]

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