Deep Dive on Amazon Athena


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Deep Dive on Amazon Athena



Broadcast Date:
March 28, 2018

Level 300 | Service Deep Dive
Amazon Athena is an interactive query service that enables you to process data directly from Amazon S3 without the need for infrastructure. Since its launch at re:invent 2016, several organizations have adopted Athena as the central tool to process all their data. In this talk, we will dive deep into the most common use cases, including working with other AWS services. We will also review the best practices for creating tables and partitions and performance optimizations, and dive into how Athena handles security, authorization, and authentication.

Learning Objectives:
• Learn the common use-cases for using Athena, AWS' interactive query service on S3
• Learn best practices for creating tables and partitions and performance optimizations
• Learn how Athena handles security, authorization, and authentication

Suited For: Anyone with data in S3 like log files generated by AWS services (CloudFront, ELB, VPC Flow, etc), who have built a S3 "data lake", who want to do big data analytics

Speaker(s): Abhishek Sinha, Sr. Product Manager, AWS


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