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Category: Amazon Timestream

How power utilities analyze and detect harmonic issues using power quality and customer usage data with Amazon Timestream

In this two-part series, we demonstrated how to use Amazon Timestream database and its built-in time series functionalities to identify the harmonic issues at scale through correlating metrics for millions of customers and automate the process for large-scale data handling. An electricity utility normally engages in electricity generation and distribution of electricity to end users, […]

Improve query performance and reduce cost using scheduled queries in Amazon Timestream

In this post, we show you how to use scheduled queries in Amazon Timestream to improve your query performance and reduce cost. Scheduled queries make real-time analytics more performant and cost-effective, so you can derive additional insights from your data and continue to make better business decisions. Timestream is a serverless time series database that […]

Security is time series: How VMware Carbon Black improves and scales security observability with Amazon Timestream

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. Amazon Timestream is a fast, serverless, and secure time series database and analytics service that can scale to process trillions of time series events per day. Organizations […]

Amazon Timestream: 2021 in review

Amazon Timestream is a purpose-built time series database service you can use for IoT data collection, application health and usage monitoring, real-time analytics, and network performance monitoring. Timestream is fast, scalable, and serverless, making it easy and cost-effective to store and analyze trillions of events per day. Since its general availability in 2020, Timestream has […]

Store and analyze time-series data with multi-measure records, magnetic storage writes, and scheduled queries in Amazon Timestream

Time series is one of the most common data formats, particular when collecting information from applications, infrastructure, and IoT devices. Amazon Timestream is a serverless time series database that scales with your data and makes it easy to store and analyze your events at a much lower cost than relational databases. During AWS re:Invent 2021, […]

Effective queries for common query patterns in Amazon Timestream

You can use SQL to query time series data in Amazon Timestream, and with SQL you can rewrite a query in multiple ways to get the same results. Although several queries may produce the same result, their performance, cost profile, and complexity can be different, and therefore it’s important to identify the right query. With […]

How BlueFin helped build a scalable IoT data platform for Walchem using Amazon Timestream

Walchem is a leading manufacturer of online analytical instruments and electronic metering pumps. Their mission is to provide the integration of sensor, pump, and electronic technologies for chemical control. Walchem’s Fluent platform provides cloud-based telemetry and monitoring within water treatment facilities, enabling facility operators to gather insights into how the facility is operating and whether […]

Data preparation for machine learning using Amazon Timestream

Precognition, the ability to see events in the future, has always fascinated humankind. We probably will get there someday, but time series forecasting gets you close. The human brain is naturally trained to anticipate future events by analyzing the past, but the brain often makes only linear predictions because it can’t analyze the amount of […]

Deriving real-time insights with Amazon Timestream – now up to three times faster query response times

Amazon Timestream is a serverless time series database that customers across a broad range of industry verticals have adopted to derive real-time insights, monitor critical business applications, and analyze millions of real-time events across websites and applications. By analyzing these diverse workloads, in conjunction with the query access patterns and query concurrency requirements, we made […]

Trigger notifications on time series data with Amazon Timestream

In recent years, large-scale internet of things (IoT) applications generate data at fast rates, and many IoT implementations require data to be stored sequentially, based on date-time values generated either at sensor or at ingestion levels. In use cases such as smart factories, IoT data and time series data are being produced at a large […]