Chapter 5: Kinesis Firehose

In this chapter, we take an in-depth look at Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose (KDF). This is a fully managed serverless service for the ingestion of large volumes of data from a number of sources and delivery to an ever-increasing number of integrated destinations. It provides an easy way to enable a number of big-data use cases by delivering data (without any coding requirements) to a data lake; a high-capacity and high-performance parallel data warehouse service; a search-and-analytics service; HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP) endpoints; and a number of third-party providers. It also allows a number of inline Extract-Transform-Load (ETL) transformations that enable high-velocity and high-throughput transformations, ...

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