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Monitoring your security with GuardDuty in real time with Amazon Elasticsearch Service

September 8, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. When you use Amazon GuardDuty to help you protect your AWS accounts and workloads, you can enhance your ability to quickly search and visualize a large amount of data. In an enterprise, you might be analysing activity from thousands of […]

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Simplify Amazon DynamoDB data extraction and analysis by using AWS Glue and Amazon Athena

More than 100,000 AWS customers have chosen Amazon DynamoDB for mobile, web, gaming, ad tech, IoT, and many other applications. For example, Duolingo uses DynamoDB to store 31 billion items in tables that reach 24,000 read capacity units per second and 3,300 write capacity units per second. DynamoDB can address a wide variety of applications […]

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In-place version upgrades for Amazon Elasticsearch Service

September 8, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. Today, Amazon Elasticsearch Service (Amazon ES) announces support for in-place Elasticsearch upgrades for domains that are running version 5.1 or later. This new feature lets you move to the latest release in the same major version (for example, 5.3 to […]

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Load CDC data from relational databases to Amazon Kinesis using Database Migration Service

UPDATE, March 2019: Since this blog post was published, DMS has launched a new capability to set Kinesis as a target. For the most updated guidance, please visit Use the AWS Database Migration Service to Stream Change Data to Amazon Kinesis Data Streams. ———————————— Many large enterprises are moving their data processing from batch to […]

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Stream changes from Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL using Amazon Kinesis Data Streams and AWS Lambda

In this post, I discuss how to integrate a central Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) for PostgreSQL database with other systems by streaming its modifications into Amazon Kinesis Data Streams. An earlier post, Streaming Changes in a Database with Amazon Kinesis, described how to integrate a central RDS for MySQL database with other systems […]

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Get started with Amazon Elasticsearch Service: T-shirt-size your domain

September 8, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. Welcome to this introductory series on Elasticsearch and Amazon Elasticsearch Service (Amazon ES). In this and future blog posts, we provide the basic information that you need to get started with Elasticsearch on AWS. Introduction When you’re spinning up your […]

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How to perform advanced analytics and build visualizations of your Amazon DynamoDB data by using Amazon Athena

You can reap huge analytical value from billions of items and millions of requests per second in your Amazon DynamoDB service. However, you need to export your data in order to get that analytical value. Copying the data from a DynamoDB table to an analytics platform allows you to extract rich insights. In order to […]

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Get started with Amazon Elasticsearch Service: Use Amazon Cognito for Kibana access control

September 8, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. Welcome to this introductory series on Elasticsearch and Amazon Elasticsearch Service (Amazon ES). In this and future blog posts, we provide the basic information that you need to get started with Elasticsearch on AWS. Introduction On April 2, 2018, we […]

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How to extract, transform, and load data for analytic processing using AWS Glue (Part 2)

  One of the biggest challenges enterprises face is setting up and maintaining a reliable extract, transform, and load (ETL) process to extract value and insight from data. Traditional ETL tools are complex to use, and can take months to implement, test, and deploy. After the ETL jobs are built, maintaining them can be painful […]

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Get started with Amazon Elasticsearch Service: an easy way to send AWS SigV4 signed requests

September 8, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. Welcome to this introductory series on Elasticsearch and Amazon Elasticsearch Service (Amazon ES). In this and future blog posts, we provide the basic information that you need to get started with Elasticsearch on AWS. Introduction If you are using an […]

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