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The following diagram illustrates this architecture.

Run usage analytics on Amazon QuickSight using AWS CloudTrail

Amazon QuickSight is a cloud-native BI service that allows end users to create and publish dashboards in minutes, without provisioning any servers or requiring complex licensing. You can view these dashboards on the QuickSight product console or embed them into applications and websites. After you deploy a dashboard, it’s important to assess how they and […]

The following diagram illustrates the architecture of this intermediate pipeline to generate training data.

Retaining data streams up to one year with Amazon Kinesis Data Streams

Streaming data is used extensively for use cases like sharing data between applications, streaming ETL (extract, transform, and load), real-time analytics, processing data from internet of things (IoT) devices, application monitoring, fraud detection, live leaderboards, and more. Typically, data streams are stored for short durations of time before being loaded into a permanent data store […]

Example Corp program managers can now monitor slack engagement using their QuickSight Dashboard

Create a custom data connector to Slack’s Member Analytics API in Amazon QuickSight with Amazon Athena Federated Query

Amazon QuickSight recently added support for Amazon Athena Federated Query, which allows you to query data in place from various data sources. With this capability, QuickSight can extend support to query additional data sources like Amazon CloudWatch Logs, Amazon DynamoDB, and Amazon DocumentDB (with Mongo DB compatibility) via their existing Amazon Athena data source. You […]

Building an administrative console in Amazon QuickSight to analyze usage metrics

November 2022: Please visit our blog on Admin console for latest updates. Given the scalability of Amazon QuickSight to hundreds and thousands of users, a common use case is to monitor QuickSight group and user activities, analyze the utilization of dashboards, and identify usage patterns of an individual user and dashboard. With timely access to […]

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Integrating Datadog data with AWS using Amazon AppFlow for intelligent monitoring

Infrastructure and operation teams are often challenged with getting a full view into their IT environments to do monitoring and troubleshooting. New monitoring technologies are needed to provide an integrated view of all components of an IT infrastructure and application system. Datadog provides intelligent application and service monitoring by bringing together data from servers, databases, […]

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Getting started with Trace Analytics in Amazon OpenSearch Service

September 8, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details.  Updated May 11, 2021. See the release notes below for more details. Trace Analytics is now available for Amazon OpenSearch Service domains running versions 7.9 or later. Developers and IT Ops teams can use this feature to troubleshoot performance and […]

The following screenshot shows a sample dashboard in QuickSight.

How the Yahoo! JAPAN Smart Devices Team is improving voice user interfaces with Amazon QuickSight business intelligence

This is a guest blog post by Kazuhide Fujita, Product Manager at Yahoo! JAPAN. Yahoo! JAPAN is a large internet search and media company, with Yahoo! JAPAN’s web portal being the one of the most commonly used websites in Japan. Our smart devices team is responsible for building and improving Yahoo! JAPAN apps for voice […]

Performing data transformations using Snowflake and AWS Glue

May 2022: This post was reviewed for accuracy. In the connected world, data is getting generated from many different sources in a wide variety of data formats. Enterprises are looking for tools to ingest from these evolving data sources as well as programmatically customize the ingested data to meet their data analytics needs. You also need […]

The following diagram illustrates the architecture of these multi-tenant storage strategies.

Implementing multi-tenant patterns in Amazon Redshift using data sharing

Software service providers offer subscription-based analytics capabilities in the cloud with Analytics as a Service (AaaS), and increasingly customers are turning to AaaS for business insights. A multi-tenant storage strategy allows the service providers to build a cost-effective architecture to meet increasing demand. Multi-tenancy means a single instance of software and its supporting infrastructure is […]

The following diagram shows the solution architecture for the Vertica custom connector when deployed to AWS.

Querying a Vertica data source in Amazon Athena using the Athena Federated Query SDK

The ability to query data and perform ad hoc analysis across multiple platforms and data stores with a single tool brings immense value to the big data analytical arena. As organizations build out data lakes with increasing volumes of data, there is a growing need to combine that data with large amounts of data in […]