AWS has managed service offerings to address typical requirements of big data applications. The following is the list of requirements and some of the associated AWS services that can be leveraged to address them:
- Ingest and store: Kinesis Streams, Kinesis Firehose, and Amazon S3
- Prepare and transform: AWS Lambda and AWS Glue
- Analyze and reason: Kinesis Analytics and Amazon Athena
- Machine learning: Amazon SageMaker
- Access and user interface: Amazon QuickSight and third-party tools
Additionally, there are security-related AWS services, features, and facilities available to ensure secure implementation of big data applications.