New for Amazon Redshift – General Availability of Streaming Ingestion for Kinesis Data Streams and Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka

Ten years ago, just a few months after I joined AWS, Amazon Redshift was launched. Over the years, many features have been added to improve performance and make it easier to use. Amazon Redshift now allows you to analyze structured and semi-structured data across data warehouses, operational databases, and data lakes. More recently, Amazon Redshift Read more about New for Amazon Redshift – General Availability of Streaming Ingestion for Kinesis Data Streams and Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka[…]

New — Create and Share Operational Reports at Scale with Amazon QuickSight Paginated Reports

There are various ways to report on data insights, and paginated reports is one of them. Paginated reports are essential documents that contain critical business information for end-users. For decades, paginated reports have been the standard business reporting format. The following are examples of paginated reports. On the left shows the report for income statement Read more about New — Create and Share Operational Reports at Scale with Amazon QuickSight Paginated Reports[…]

New Hands-On Course for Business Analysts – Practical Decision Making using No-Code ML on AWS

Artificial intelligence (AI) is all around us. AI sends certain emails to our spam folders. It powers autocorrect, which helps us fix typos when we text. And now we can use it to solve business problems. In business, data-driven insights have become increasingly valuable. These insights are often discovered with the help of machine learning Read more about New Hands-On Course for Business Analysts – Practical Decision Making using No-Code ML on AWS[…]

New — Fine-Grained Visual Embedding Powered by Amazon QuickSight

Today, we are announcing a new feature, Fine-Grained Visual Embedding Powered by Amazon QuickSight. With this feature, individual visualizations from Amazon QuickSight dashboards can now be embedded in high-traffic webpages and applications. Additionally, this feature enables you to provide rich insights for your end-users where they need them the most, without server or software setup Read more about New — Fine-Grained Visual Embedding Powered by Amazon QuickSight[…]

Amazon Redshift Serverless – Now Generally Available with New Capabilities

Last year at re:Invent, we introduced the preview of Amazon Redshift Serverless, a serverless option of Amazon Redshift that lets you analyze data at any scale without having to manage data warehouse infrastructure. You just need to load and query your data, and you pay only for what you use. This allows more companies to Read more about Amazon Redshift Serverless – Now Generally Available with New Capabilities[…]

Introducing Amazon Redshift Query Editor V2, a Free Web-based Query Authoring Tool for Data Analysts

When it comes to manipulating and analyzing relational data, Structured Query Language (SQL) has been an international standard since 1986, a couple of years before I was born. And yet, it sometimes takes hours to get access to a new database or data warehouse, configure credentials or single sign-on, download and install multiple desktop libraries Read more about Introducing Amazon Redshift Query Editor V2, a Free Web-based Query Authoring Tool for Data Analysts[…]

Introducing Amazon MSK Connect – Stream Data to and from Your Apache Kafka Clusters Using Managed Connectors

Apache Kafka is an open-source platform for building real-time streaming data pipelines and applications. At re:Invent 2018, we announced Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka, a fully managed service that makes it easy to build and run applications that use Apache Kafka to process streaming data. When you use Apache Kafka, you capture real-time data Read more about Introducing Amazon MSK Connect – Stream Data to and from Your Apache Kafka Clusters Using Managed Connectors[…]

Decoding the Social Effects Of Media with Machine Learning

What if media were optimized to benefit people? This thought-provoking question is at the core of Harmony Labs‘ mission. A nonprofit organization headquartered in New York City, Harmony Labs strives to better understand the impact of media on society, and build communities and tools to reform and transform media systems. As Brian Wanieswki, Executive Director Read more about Decoding the Social Effects Of Media with Machine Learning[…]

Cross-Account Data Sharing for Amazon Redshift

To be successful in today’s fast-moving world, businesses need to analyze data quickly and take meaningful action. Many of our customers embrace this concept to become data-driven organizations. Data-driven organizations treat data as an asset and use it to improve their insights and make better decisions. They unleash the power of data by using secure Read more about Cross-Account Data Sharing for Amazon Redshift[…]

Amazon Redshift ML Is Now Generally Available – Use SQL to Create Machine Learning Models and Make Predictions from Your Data

With Amazon Redshift, you can use SQL to query and combine exabytes of structured and semi-structured data across your data warehouse, operational databases, and data lake. Now that AQUA (Advanced Query Accelerator) is generally available, you can improve the performance of your queries by up to 10 times with no additional costs and no code Read more about Amazon Redshift ML Is Now Generally Available – Use SQL to Create Machine Learning Models and Make Predictions from Your Data[…]