AWS Big Data Blog

Build efficient, cross-Regional, I/O-intensive workloads with Dask on AWS

Welcome to the era of data. The sheer volume of data captured daily continues to grow, calling for platforms and solutions to evolve. Services such as Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) offer a scalable solution that adapts yet remains cost-effective for growing datasets. The Amazon Sustainability Data Initiative (ASDI) uses the capabilities of Amazon […]

Improve reliability and reduce costs of your Apache Spark workloads with vertical autoscaling on Amazon EMR on EKS

Amazon EMR on Amazon EKS is a deployment option offered by Amazon EMR that enables you to run Apache Spark applications on Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) in a cost-effective manner. It uses the EMR runtime for Apache Spark to increase performance so that your jobs run faster and cost less. Apache Spark allows […]

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 […]

Amazon OpenSearch Service now supports 99.99% availability using Multi-AZ with Standby

Customers use Amazon OpenSearch Service for mission-critical applications and monitoring. But what happens when OpenSearch Service itself is unavailable? If your ecommerce search is down, for example, you’re losing revenue. If you’re monitoring your application with OpenSearch Service, and it becomes unavailable, your ability to detect, diagnose, and repair issues with your application is diminished. […]

Build, deploy, and run Spark jobs on Amazon EMR with the open-source EMR CLI tool

Today, we’re pleased to introduce the Amazon EMR CLI, a new command line tool to package and deploy PySpark projects across different Amazon EMR environments. With the introduction of the EMR CLI, you now have a simple way to not only deploy a wide range of PySpark projects to remote EMR environments, but also integrate […]

Compose your ETL jobs for MongoDB Atlas with AWS Glue

In today’s data-driven business environment, organizations face the challenge of efficiently preparing and transforming large amounts of data for analytics and data science purposes. Businesses need to build data warehouses and data lakes based on operational data. This is driven by the need to centralize and integrate data coming from disparate sources. At the same […]

How SOCAR handles large IoT data with Amazon MSK and Amazon ElastiCache for Redis

This is a guest blog post co-written with SangSu Park and JaeHong Ahn from SOCAR.  As companies continue to expand their digital footprint, the importance of real-time data processing and analysis cannot be overstated. The ability to quickly measure and draw insights from data is critical in today’s business landscape, where rapid decision-making is key. […]

Data load made easy and secure in Amazon Redshift using Query Editor V2

Amazon Redshift is a fast, fully managed, petabyte-scale data warehouse service that makes it simple and cost-effective to analyze all your data efficiently and securely. Users such as data analysts, database developers, and data scientists use SQL to analyze their data in Amazon Redshift data warehouses. Amazon Redshift provides a web-based Query Editor V2 in […]

What’s new with Amazon MWAA support for Apache Airflow version 2.4.3

Amazon Managed Workflows for Apache Airflow (Amazon MWAA) is a managed orchestration service for Apache Airflow that makes it simple to set up and operate end-to-end data pipelines in the cloud at scale. Amazon MWAA supports multiple versions of Apache Airflow (v1.10.12, v2.0.2, and v2.2.2). Earlier in 2023, we added support for Apache Airflow v2.4.3 […]

Build an analytics pipeline for a multi-account support case dashboard

As organizations mature in their cloud journey, they have many accounts (even hundreds) that they need to manage. Imagine having to manage support cases for these accounts without a unified dashboard. Administrators have to access each account either by switching roles or with single sign-on (SSO) in order to view and manage support cases. This […]