AWS Big Data Blog

Maximize data ingestion and reporting performance on Amazon Redshift

This is a guest post from ZS. In their own words, “ZS is a professional services firm that works closely with companies to help develop and deliver products and solutions that drive customer value and company results. ZS engagements involve a blend of technology, consulting, analytics, and operations, and are targeted toward improving the commercial […]

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Amazon QuickSight: 2019 in review

2019 has been an exciting year for Amazon QuickSight. We onboarded thousands of customers, expanded our global presence to 10 AWS Regions, and launched over 60 features—more than a feature a week! We are inspired by you—our customers, and all that you do with Amazon QuickSight. We are thankful for the time you spend with […]

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Working with nested data types using Amazon Redshift Spectrum

Redshift Spectrum is a feature of Amazon Redshift that allows you to query data stored on Amazon S3 directly and supports nested data types. This post discusses which use cases can benefit from nested data types, how to use Amazon Redshift Spectrum with nested data types to achieve excellent performance and storage efficiency, and some […]

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Collect and distribute high-resolution crypto market data with ECS, S3, Athena, Lambda, and AWS Data Exchange

This is a guest post by Floating Point Group. In their own words, “Floating Point Group is on a mission to bring institutional-grade trading services to the world of cryptocurrency.” The need and demand for financial infrastructure designed specifically for trading digital assets may not be obvious. There’s a rather pervasive narrative that these coins […]

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Under the hood: Scaling your Kinesis data streams

Real-time delivery of data and insights enables businesses to pivot quickly in response to changes in demand, user engagement, and infrastructure events, among many others. Amazon Kinesis offers a managed service that lets you focus on building your applications, rather than managing infrastructure. Scalability is provided out-of-the-box, allowing you to ingest and process gigabytes of […]

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ETL and ELT design patterns for lake house architecture using Amazon Redshift: Part 2

New: Read Amazon Redshift continues its price-performance leadership to learn what analytic workload trends we’re seeing from Amazon Redshift customers, new capabilities we have launched to improve Redshift’s price-performance, and the results from the latest benchmarks. Part 1 of this multi-post series, ETL and ELT design patterns for lake house architecture using Amazon Redshift: Part 1, […]

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ETL and ELT design patterns for lake house architecture using Amazon Redshift: Part 1

New: Read Amazon Redshift continues its price-performance leadership to learn what analytic workload trends we’re seeing from Amazon Redshift customers, new capabilities we have launched to improve Redshift’s price-performance, and the results from the latest benchmarks. Part 1 of this multi-post series discusses design best practices for building scalable ETL (extract, transform, load) and ELT (extract, […]

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Matching patient records with the AWS Lake Formation FindMatches transform

Patient matching is a major obstacle in achieving healthcare interoperability. Mismatched patient records and inability to retrieve patient history can cause significant barriers to informed clinical decision-making and result in missed diagnoses or delayed treatments. Additionally, healthcare providers often invest in patient data deduplication, especially when the number of patient records is growing rapidly in […]

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Retain more for less with UltraWarm for Amazon OpenSearch Service

September 8, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. Machine-generated data powers solutions and causes problems. It’s indispensable for identifying operational issues in today’s modern software applications, yet you need flexible, scalable tools like Amazon OpenSearch Service to analyze it in real time. This log data is so valuable […]

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Highlight the breadth of your data and analytics technical expertise with new AWS Certification beta

AWS offers the broadest set of analytic tools and engines that analyzes data using open formats and open standards. To validate expertise with AWS data analytics solutions, builders can now take the beta for the AWS Certified Data Analytics — Specialty certification. The AWS Certified Data Analytics — Specialty certification validates technical expertise with designing, […]

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