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A serverless operational data lake for retail with AWS Glue, Amazon Kinesis Data Streams, Amazon DynamoDB, and Amazon QuickSight

Do you want to reduce stockouts at stores? Do you want to improve order delivery timelines? Do you want to provide your customers with accurate product availability, down to the millisecond? A retail operational data lake can help you transform the customer experience by providing deeper insights into a variety of operational aspects of your […]

Automate your validated dataset deployment using Amazon QuickSight and AWS CloudFormation

A lot of the power behind business intelligence (BI) and data visualization tools such as Amazon QuickSight comes from the ability to work interactively with data through a GUI. Report authors create dashboards using GUI-based tools, then in just a few clicks can share the dashboards with business users and decision-makers. This workflow empowers authors […]

Trigger an AWS Glue DataBrew job based on an event generated from another DataBrew job

Organizations today have continuous incoming data, and analyzing this data in a timely fashion is becoming a common requirement for data analytics and machine learning (ML) use cases. As part of this, you need clean data in order to gain insights that can enable enterprises to get the most out of their data for business […]

Integrate AWS Glue Schema Registry with the AWS Glue Data Catalog to enable effective schema enforcement in streaming analytics use cases

Metadata is an integral part of data management and governance. The AWS Glue Data Catalog can provide a uniform repository to store and share metadata. The main purpose of the Data Catalog is to provide a central metadata store where disparate systems can store, discover, and use that metadata to query and process the data. […]

Supercharging Dream11’s Data Highway with Amazon Redshift RA3 clusters

This is a guest post by Dhanraj Gaikwad, Principal Engineer on Dream11 Data Engineering team. Dream11 is the world’s largest fantasy sports platform, with over 120 million users playing fantasy cricket, football, kabaddi, basketball, hockey, volleyball, handball, rugby, futsal, American football, and baseball. Dream11 is the flagship brand of Dream Sports, India’s leading Sports Technology […]

Visualize MongoDB data from Amazon QuickSight using Amazon Athena Federated Query

In this post, you will learn how to use Amazon Athena Federated Query to connect a MongoDB database to Amazon QuickSight in order to build dashboards and visualizations. Amazon Athena is a serverless interactive query service, based on Presto, that provides full ANSI SQL support to query a variety of standard data formats, including CSV, […]

Synchronize your AWS Glue Studio Visual Jobs to different environments 

AWS Glue has become a popular option for integrating data from disparate data sources due to its ability to integrate large volumes of data using distributed data processing frameworks. Many customers use AWS Glue to build data lakes and data warehouses. Data engineers who prefer to develop data processing pipelines visually using AWS Glue Studio […]

Enable Amazon QuickSight federation with Google Workspace

Amazon QuickSight is a scalable, serverless, embeddable, machine learning (ML)-powered business intelligence (BI) service built for the cloud that supports identity federation in both Standard and Enterprise editions. Organizations are working towards centralizing their identity and access strategy across all of their applications, including on-premises, third-party, and applications on AWS. Many organizations use Google Workspace […]

Tips and tricks for high-performant dashboards in Amazon QuickSight

Amazon QuickSight is cloud-native business intelligence (BI) service. QuickSight automatically optimizes queries and execution to help dashboards load quickly, but you can make your dashboard loads even faster and make sure you’re getting the best possible performance by following the tips and tricks outlined in this post. Data flow and execution of QuickSight dashboard loads […]

Analyze Amazon Ion datasets using Amazon Athena

Amazon Athena is an interactive query service that makes it easy to analyze data in Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) using standard SQL. Athena is serverless, so there is no infrastructure to manage, and you pay only for the queries that you run. Amazon Ion is a richly typed, self-describing, hierarchical data serialization format […]