FAQ

Q: Can I use my custom Spark Streaming application with the solution?

A: Yes. This solution is design to allow you to use your own Spark Streaming application written in Java or Scala. We recommend that you use the latest version of Apache Spark for your application. The solution also includes an AWS CloudFormation template that deploys a demo application for testing purposes. You can modify the demo application to for your specific needs.

Q:  Can I deploy this solution with multiple Spark Streaming applications?

A: No. The Real-Time Analytics solution is designed to work with only one Spark Streaming application at a time. If you want to change applications, you must first stop the running application and then deploy the solution again with a new application. This also applies if you deploy the demo application: you must stop the running demo application before you can deploy the demo application again.

Q: Can I deploy the Real-Time Analytics solution in any AWS Region?

A: Customers can deploy the Real-Time Analytics with Spark Streaming CloudFormation template only in AWS Regions where AWS Lambda is available. For more information, please see AWS service offerings by region.

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Introduction to Amazon Kinesis Analytics

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