AWS Big Data Blog

How Kyligence Cloud uses Amazon EMR Serverless to simplify OLAP

This post was co-written with Daniel Gu and Yolanda Wang, from Kyligence. Today, more than ever, organizations realize that modern business runs on data—almost all our interactions with business are based on data, and organizations must use analytics to understand, plan, and improve their operations. That is where Online Analytical Processing (OLAP) comes in. OLAP […]

Field-level security in Amazon OpenSearch Service

Amazon OpenSearch Service is fully open-source search and analytics engine that securely unlocks real-time search, monitoring, and analysis of business and operational data for use cases like application monitoring, log analytics, observability, and website search. But what if you have personal identifiable information (PII) data in your log data? How do you control and audit […]

Reduce cost and improve query performance with Amazon Athena Query Result Reuse

Amazon Athena is an interactive query service that makes it easy to analyze data in Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) using standard SQL. Athena is serverless, so there is no infrastructure to manage, and you pay only for the queries that you run on datasets at petabyte scale. You can use Athena to query […]

What’s new with Amazon QuickSight at AWS re:Invent 2022

AWS re:Invent is a learning conference hosted by AWS for the global cloud computing community. This year’s re:Invent will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada, from November 28 to December 2. Amazon QuickSight is the most popular cloud-native serverless BI service. This post walks you through the details of all QuickSight-related sessions and activities to […]

California State University Chancellor’s Office reduces cost and improves efficiency using Amazon QuickSight for streamlined HR reporting in higher education

The California State University Chancellor’s Office (CSUCO) sits at the center of America’s most significant and diverse 4-year universities. The California State University (CSU) serves approximately 477,000 students and employs more than 55,000 staff and faculty members across 23 universities and 7 off-campus centers. The CSU provides students with opportunities to develop intellectually and personally, […]

Microservice observability with Amazon OpenSearch Service part 2: Create an operational panel and incident report

In the first post in our series , we discussed setting up a microservice observability architecture and application troubleshooting steps using log and trace correlation with Amazon OpenSearch Service. In this post, we discuss using PPL to create visualizations in operational panels, and creating a simple incident report using notebooks. To try out the solution […]

Build the next generation, cross-account, event-driven data pipeline orchestration product

This is a guest post by Mehdi Bendriss, Mohamad Shaker, and Arvid Reiche from Scout24. At Scout24 SE, we love data pipelines, with over 700 pipelines running daily in production, spread across over 100 AWS accounts. As we democratize data and our data platform tooling, each team can create, maintain, and run their own data pipelines […]

Your guide to AWS Analytics at re:Invent 2022

Join the global cloud community at AWS re:Invent this year to meet, get inspired, and rethink what’s possible! Reserved seating is available for registered attendees to secure seats in the sessions of their choice. You can reserve a seat in your favorite sessions by signing in to the attendee portal and navigating to Event > Sessions. For those who can’t […]

Microservice observability with Amazon OpenSearch Service part 1: Trace and log correlation

Modern enterprises are increasingly adopting microservice architectures and moving away from monolithic structures. Although microservices provide agility in development and scalability, and encourage use of polyglot systems, they also add complexity. Troubleshooting distributed services is hard because the application behavioral data is distributed across multiple machines. Therefore, in order to have deep insights to troubleshoot […]

Retain more for less with tiered storage for Amazon MSK

Organizations are adopting Apache Kafka and Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka (Amazon MSK) to capture and analyze data in real-time. Amazon MSK allows you to build and run production applications on Apache Kafka without needing Kafka infrastructure management expertise or having to deal with the complex overheads associated with running Apache Kafka on your […]