AWS Big Data Blog

Embed Amazon QuickSight dashboards in Salesforce

Amazon QuickSight is a fast, cloud-powered, business intelligence (BI) service that makes it easy to deliver insights to everyone in your organization. With the QuickSight Enterprise edition, you can also embed the QuickSight dashboard into a webpage or your custom application. Salesforce is an AWS Partner Network Advanced Technology Partner with the AWS DevOps Competency. […]

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Build Slowly Changing Dimensions Type 2 (SCD2) with Apache Spark and Apache Hudi on Amazon EMR

Organizations across the globe are striving to improve the scalability and cost efficiency of the data warehouse. Offloading data and data processing from a data warehouse to a data lake empowers companies to introduce new use cases like ad hoc data analysis and AI and machine learning (ML), reusing the same data stored on Amazon […]

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How Isentia improves customer experience by modernizing their real-time media monitoring and intelligence platform with Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics for Apache Flink

This is a blog post co-written by Karl Platz at Isentia. In their own words, “Isentia is the leading media monitoring, intelligence and insights solution provider in Asia Pacific, helping top-performing communication teams make sense of the world’s conversations in real-time.” Isentia is a publicly listed (ASX:ISD) media monitoring and intelligence company that provides software […]

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Build seamless data streaming pipelines with Amazon Kinesis Data Streams and Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose for Amazon DynamoDB tables

The global wearables market grew 35.1% year over year during the third quarter of 2020, with total shipments reaching 125 million units according to new data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker. The surge was driven by seasonality, new product launches, and the health concerns during the global pandemic. Given […]

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Migrate data into Amazon ES using remote reindex

Amazon Elasticsearch Service (Amazon ES) recently launched support for remote reindexing. This feature adds the ability to copy data to an Amazon ES domain from self-managed Elasticsearch running on-premises, self-managed on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) on AWS, or another Amazon ES domain. Remote reindex supports Elasticsearch 1.5 and higher for the remote Elasticsearch […]

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Enable private access to Amazon Redshift from your client applications in another VPC

You can now use an Amazon Redshift-managed VPC endpoint (powered by AWS PrivateLink) to connect to your private Amazon Redshift cluster with the RA3-instance type within your virtual private cloud (VPC). With an Amazon Redshift-managed VPC endpoint, you can privately access your Amazon Redshift data warehouse within your VPC from your client applications in another […]

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Simplify data integration pipeline development using AWS Glue custom blueprints

Organizations spend significant time developing and maintaining data integration pipelines that hydrate data warehouses, data lakes, and lake houses. As data volume increases, data engineering teams struggle to keep up with new requests from business teams. Although these requests may come from different teams, they’re often similar, such as ingesting raw data from a source […]

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Simplify Snowflake data loading and processing with AWS Glue DataBrew

Historically, inserting and retrieving data from a given database platform has been easier compared to a multi-platform architecture for the same operations. To simplify bringing data in from a multi-database platform, AWS Glue DataBrew supports bringing your data in from multiple data sources via the AWS Glue Data Catalog. However, this requires you to have […]

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Doing data preparation using on-premises PostgreSQL databases with AWS Glue DataBrew

Today, with AWS Glue DataBrew, data analysts and data scientists can easily access and visually explore any amount of data across their organization directly from their Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) data lake, Amazon Redshift data warehouse, and Amazon Aurora and Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) databases. Customers can choose from over 250 […]

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Migrate terabytes of data quickly from Google Cloud to Amazon S3 with AWS Glue Connector for Google BigQuery

The cloud is often seen as advantageous for data lakes because of better security, faster time to deployment, better availability, more frequent feature and functionality updates, more elasticity, more geographic coverage, and costs linked to actual utilization. However, recent studies from Gartner and Harvard Business Review show multi-cloud and intercloud architectures are something leaders need […]

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