AWS Big Data Blog

Accelerate your data warehouse migration to Amazon Redshift – Part 4

This is the fourth in a series of posts. We’re excited to share dozens of new features to automate your schema conversion; preserve your investment in existing scripts, reports, and applications; accelerate query performance; and potentially reduce your overall cost to migrate to Amazon Redshift. Check out the previous posts in this series: Accelerate your […]

Accelerate your data warehouse migration to Amazon Redshift – Part 3

This is the third post in a multi-part series. We’re excited to share dozens of new features to automate your schema conversion; preserve your investment in existing scripts, reports, and applications; accelerate query performance; and reduce your overall cost to migrate to Amazon Redshift. Check out all the posts in this series: Accelerate your data […]

Reduce costs and increase resource utilization of Apache Spark jobs on Kubernetes with Amazon EMR on Amazon EKS

Amazon EMR on Amazon EKS is a deployment option for Amazon EMR that allows you to run Apache Spark on Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS). If you run open-source Apache Spark on Amazon EKS, you can now use Amazon EMR to automate provisioning and management, and run Apache Spark up to three times faster. […]

Rapid-7 Multi-tenant Architecture

How Rapid7 built multi-tenant analytics with Amazon Redshift using near-real-time datasets

February 9, 2024: Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose has been renamed to Amazon Data Firehose. Read the AWS What’s New post to learn more. This is a guest post co-written by Rahul Monga, Principal Software Engineer at Rapid7. Rapid7 InsightVM is a vulnerability assessment and management product that provides visibility into the risks present across an […]

Analyze daily trading activity using transaction data from Amazon Redshift in Amazon FinSpace

Financial services organizations use data from various sources to discover new insights and improve trading decisions. Finding the right dataset and getting access to the data can frequently be a time-consuming process. For example, to analyze daily trading activity, analysts need to find a list of available databases and tables, identify its owner’s contact information, […]

Register now for Flink Forward Global, October 26-27, 2021

August 30, 2023: Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics has been renamed to Amazon Managed Service for Apache Flink. Read the announcement in the AWS News Blog and learn more. Flink Forward Global 2021 is a 2-day virtual conference for the Apache Flink and stream processing communities. Apache Flink is an open-source distributed engine for processing data […]

Embed multi-tenant dashboards in SaaS apps using Amazon QuickSight without provisioning or managing users

Amazon QuickSight is a fully-managed, cloud-native business intelligence (BI) service that makes it easy to connect to your data, create interactive dashboards, and share these with tens of thousands of users, either within QuickSight itself, or embedded in software as a service (SaaS) apps. QuickSight Enterprise Edition recently added row-level security (RLS) using tags, a […]

Federated authentication to Amazon Redshift using AWS Single Sign-On

July 2023: This post was reviewed for accuracy. Managing database users through identity federation allows you to manage authentication and authorization procedures centrally. Amazon Redshift, a fast, fully managed cloud data warehouse, provides browser-based plugins for JDBC/ODBC drivers, which helps you easily implement identity federation capabilities added with multi-factor authentication (MFA) to secure your data […]

Implement anti-money laundering solutions on AWS

The detection and prevention of financial crime continues to be an important priority for banks. Over the past 10 years, the level of activity in financial crimes compliance in financial services has expanded significantly, with regulators around the globe taking scores of enforcement actions and levying $36 billion in fines. Apart from the fines, the […]

How to attribute Amazon Redshift costs to your end-users

Amazon Redshift is a fast, fully managed cloud data warehouse that makes it simple and cost-effective to analyze all your data using standard SQL and your existing business intelligence (BI) tools. In this two-part series, we discuss how to attribute Amazon Redshift costs at the user and group level. When using Amazon Redshift, you can […]