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Amazon Kinesis: Fast Analytics On Streaming Data

AWS Kinesis service takes in thousands of data streams, processes them on an Amazon cluster, and offers results in near real time.

Artist's rendering of India's Mars mission. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
Artist's rendering of India's Mars mission. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

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Laurianne
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Laurianne,
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12/18/2013 | 1:26:06 PM
Amazon Kinesis
This makes me wonder how Amazon itself is using this powerful analytics capability. And think of the possibilities for airlines. Maybe not such good news for travelers seeking low prices?
danielcawrey
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12/18/2013 | 8:17:35 PM
Re: Amazon Kinesis
I'm sure that Amazon has already tested out the Kinesis functionality quite deeply. And I can see how there would be a number of applications for this. 

Social media, ecommerce and real time communications are ripe for this type of tech. And what's the point of build out a proprietary system when Amazon's already got it covered?
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