AWS Big Data Blog

How NETSCOUT built a global DDoS awareness platform with Amazon OpenSearch Service

How NETSCOUT built a global DDoS awareness platform with Amazon OpenSearch Service

This post was co-written with Hardik Modi, AVP, Threat and Migitation Products at NETSCOUT. NETSCOUT Omnis Threat Horizon is a global cybersecurity awareness platform providing users with highly contextualized visibility into “over the horizon” threat activity on the global DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) landscape—threats that could be impacting their industry, their customers, or their […]

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 […]

Build near real-time logistics dashboards using Amazon Redshift and Amazon Managed Grafana for better operational intelligence

Amazon Redshift is a fully managed data warehousing service that is currently helping tens of thousands of customers manage analytics at scale. It continues to lead price-performance benchmarks, and separates compute and storage so each can be scaled independently and you only pay for what you need. It also eliminates data silos by simplifying access […]

Amazon QuickSight AWS re:Invent recap 2022

AWS re:Invent is a learning conference hosted by AWS for the global cloud computing community. Re:Invent was held at the end of 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada, from November 28 to December 2. Amazon QuickSight powers data-driven organizations with unified business intelligence (BI) at hyperscale. This post walks you through a full recap of QuickSight […]

How BookMyShow saved 80% in costs by migrating to an AWS modern data architecture

This is a guest post co-authored by Mahesh Vandi Chalil, Chief Technology Officer of BookMyShow. BookMyShow (BMS), a leading entertainment company in India, provides an online ticketing platform for movies, plays, concerts, and sporting events. Selling up to 200 million tickets on an annual run rate basis (pre-COVID) to customers in India, Sri Lanka, Singapore, […]

Accelerate orchestration of an ELT process using AWS Step Functions and Amazon Redshift Data API

Extract, Load, and Transform (ELT) is a modern design strategy where raw data is first loaded into the data warehouse and then transformed with familiar Structured Query Language (SQL) semantics leveraging the power of massively parallel processing (MPP) architecture of the data warehouse. When you use an ELT pattern, you can also use your existing […]

Add your own libraries and application dependencies to Spark and Hive on Amazon EMR Serverless with custom images

Amazon EMR Serverless allows you to run open-source big data frameworks such as Apache Spark and Apache Hive without managing clusters and servers. Many customers who run Spark and Hive applications want to add their own libraries and dependencies to the application runtime. For example, you may want to add popular open-source extensions to Spark, […]

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 […]

Code conversion from Greenplum to Amazon Redshift: Handling arrays, dates, and regular expressions

Amazon Redshift is a fully managed service for data lakes, data analytics, and data warehouses for startups, medium enterprises, and large enterprises. Amazon Redshift is used by tens of thousands of businesses around the globe for modernizing their data analytics platform. Greenplum is an open-source, massively parallel database used for analytics, mostly for on-premises infrastructure. […]

Build a search application with Amazon OpenSearch Serverless

In this post, we demonstrate how to build a simple web-based search application using the recently announced Amazon OpenSearch Serverless, a serverless option for Amazon OpenSearch Service that makes it easy to run petabyte-scale search and analytics workloads without having to think about clusters. The benefit of using OpenSearch Serverless as a backend for your […]