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EK Is the New ELK: Simplify Log Analytics by Transforming Data Natively in Amazon Elasticsearch Service

September 8, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. James Huang is an enterprise solutions architect at Amazon Web Services. AWS recently announced support for Elasticsearch 5.1. The announcement mentioned a few important improvements in the open source software and in Amazon Elasticsearch Service (Amazon ES), the managed service. […]

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Get Started with Amazon Elasticsearch Service: How Many Shards Do I Need?

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 articles, we provide the basic information that you need to get started with Elasticsearch on AWS. How many shards? Elasticsearch can take in […]

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Set Access Control for Amazon Elasticsearch Service

September 8, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. Securing your Amazon Elasticsearch Service (Amazon ES) domain helps ensure your data cannot be accessed or altered by unauthorized users. Most customers want the security of IP address- or identity-based access policies, but choose open access out of convenience. Because […]

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Streaming Changes in a Database with Amazon Kinesis

Emmanuel Espina is a software development engineer at Amazon Web Services. In this blog post, I will discuss how to integrate a central relational database with other systems by streaming its modifications through Amazon Kinesis. The following diagram shows a common architectural design in distributed systems. It includes a central storage referred to as a […]

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Get Started with Amazon Elasticsearch Service: How Many Data Instances Do I Need?

September 8, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. Welcome to the first in a series of blog posts about Elasticsearch and Amazon Elasticsearch Service, where we will provide the information you need to get started with Elasticsearch on AWS. How many instances will you need? When you create […]

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Indexing Metadata in Amazon Elasticsearch Service Using AWS Lambda and Python

September 8, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. Amit Sharma (@amitksh44) is a solutions architect at Amazon Web Services. You can use Amazon S3 to implement a data lake architecture as the single source of truth for all your data. Taking this approach not only allows you to […]

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