Amazon Kinesis Integration
Amazon Kinesis enables you to ingest, buffer and process streaming data in real-time. It can handle any amount of streaming data and process data from hundreds of thousands of sources with very low latencies along with the flexibility to choose the tools that best suit the requirements of your application.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Amazon Kinesis used for?
Amazon Kinesis is a AWS streaming service that enables developers to build and operate various kinds of data streams.
Is it hard to set up Amazon Kinesis?
Difficulty can vary based on your existing tech stack and data streaming needs. Many users choose to simplify implementation by sending data to Amazon Kinesis through secure AWS streaming integration tools like RudderStack.
How much does it cost to integrate Amazon Kinesis with RudderStack?
What does Amazon Kinesis do?
Amazon Kinesis is a cloud-based service offering by AWS that allows for processing and streaming large amounts of data in real time. It can handle large data workloads without any performance overhead. Designed for real-time applications and support for a variety of data sources, Amazon Kinesis also offers cutting-edge business intelligence and analytics tools to get insights out of your data in no time at all. The biggest advantage of Kinesis is that you don’t need to learn a new programming language or a framework at all. You can easily work with your data stream using simple SQL queries or Java. All your data can be stored and run on EC2 instances, so you can scale your data streams up or down without any hassle.
What is AWS Kinesis based on?
Amazon Kinesis also works on the publish and subscribe messaging system. However, unlike other tools like Apache Kafka, Kinesis is a fully-managed service on the AWS cloud. Also, it cannot be run on-premise.
Which types of Amazon Kinesis services are available?
Amazon Kinesis supports a variety of data streaming services such as Kinesis Video Streams, Kinesis Data Streams, Kinesis Data Firehose, and Kinesis Data Analytics.
What is the difference between Kinesis stream and Kinesis firehose?
Amazon Kinesis Firehose is a fully-managed service, i.e. it scales automatically. Kinesis Stream has to be managed manually. While the Firehose data can only be sent to S3 or Redshift, Streams data can be easily sent to other services as well.
RudderStack Amazon Kinesis Documentation
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