AWS Big Data Blog

Clickedu uses Amazon QuickSight Embedded to empower school administrators with key educational institution health insights

This is a guest post by Ignasi Nogués and Georgina Valls from Clickedu. With more than 1.5 million unique users across 700 schools and core values that include connectivity, reliability, and innovation, Clickedu is the leading educational platform in Spain. Offering both a school administration system and a digital learning environment, Clickedu is one of […]

AWS Specialist Insights Team uses Amazon QuickSight to provide operational insights across the AWS Worldwide Specialist Organization

The AWS Worldwide Specialist Organization (WWSO) is a team of go-to-market experts that support strategic services, customer segments, and verticals at AWS. Working together, the Specialist Insights Team (SIT) and the Finance, Analytics, Science, and Technology team (FAST) support WWSO in acquiring, securing, and delivering information and business insights at scale by working with the […]

Impact of infrastructure failures on shards in Amazon OpenSearch Service

Amazon OpenSearch Service is a managed service that makes it easy to secure, deploy, and operate OpenSearch and legacy Elasticsearch clusters at scale in the AWS Cloud. Amazon OpenSearch Service provisions all the resources for your cluster, launches it, and automatically detects and replaces failed nodes, reducing the overhead of self-managed infrastructures. The service makes […]

Visma InSchool uses Amazon QuickSight to meet varied business intelligence needs with employees and customers

This is a guest post by Vasily Ulianko and Per Brandser from Visma InSchool. Located in Europe and Latin America, with headquarters in Norway, Visma has a bold vision to shape the future of society through technology. To do that, we provide business-critical software solutions for over 1 million customers across the Nordics, Benelux, Central […]

Leverages uses Amazon QuickSight to drive valuable and effective customer engagement with embedded market trends and insights

This is a guest post from Tomotaka Inoue, Data Analyst at Leverages. Founded in 2005, Leverages offers job staffing and web tools—Levtech and Levwell—for the IT and healthcare industries, serving both companies seeking talent and job seekers who are in the market for their next role. Inspired by a data point showing a proportional correlation […]

Stream VPC flow logs to Amazon OpenSearch Service via Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose

February 9, 2024: Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose has been renamed to Amazon Data Firehose. Read the AWS What’s New post to learn more. Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) flow logs enable you to track the IP traffic going to and from the network interfaces in your VPC for your workloads. Analyzing VPC logs helps […]

How to get best price performance from your Amazon Redshift Data Sharing deployment

Amazon Redshift is a fast, scalable, secure, and fully-managed data warehouse that enables you to analyze all of your data using standard SQL easily and cost-effectively. Amazon Redshift Data Sharing allows customers to securely share live, transactionally consistent data in one Amazon Redshift cluster with another Amazon Redshift cluster across accounts and regions without needing to […]

Run fault tolerant and cost-optimized Spark clusters using Amazon EMR on EKS and Amazon EC2 Spot Instances

Amazon EMR on EKS is a deployment option in Amazon EMR that allows you to run Spark jobs on Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS). Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) Spot Instances save you up to 90% over On-Demand Instances, and is a great way to cost optimize the Spark workloads running on Amazon […]

Top analytics announcements of AWS re:Invent 2022

Missed AWS re:Invent 2022? We’ve got you covered!  AWS offers the most scalable, highest performing data services to keep up with the growing volume and velocity of data to help organizations to be data-driven in real-time. We help customers unify diverse data sources by investing in a zero ETL future. We provide the industry’s most […]

Monitor AWS workloads without a single line of code with Logz.io and Kinesis Firehose

February 9, 2024: Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose has been renamed to Amazon Data Firehose. Read the AWS What’s New post to learn more. Observability data provides near real-time insights into the health and performance of AWS workloads, so that engineers can quickly address production issues and troubleshoot them before widespread customer impact. As AWS workloads […]