Testing Firehose Stream

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Kinesis Analytics
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DifficultyIntermediate
Duration25m
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Description

This course will provide you with a good foundation to better understand Amazon Kinesis, along with helping you to get started with building streamed solutions. In this course, we'll put a heavier emphasis on hands-on demos along with breaking down the concepts and introducing you to the components that make up Amazon Kinesis.

Intended audience

  • People working with Big Data
  • Business intelligence
  • DevOps
  • Development

Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate knowledge of Amazon Kinesis, what are the core aspects of the service (streams, firehose, analytics), their common use cases, big data use cases, and how do you access / integrate with the Kinesis service Demonstrate how to work with and create Kinesis streams
  • Demonstrate how to work with Kinesis Firehose and how to use Firehose with Redshift
  • Set up monitoring and analysis of the stream services
  • Understand how to extract analysis from Kinesis

This Course Includes

  • 45 minutes of high-definition video
  • Live demonstrations on key course concepts

What You'll Learn

  • What is Streaming Data: An overview of streaming data and it’s common uses.
  • Setting Up Kinesis Agent: In this demo, we're working with installing the Amazon Kinesis Stream agent.
  • Kinesis Streams: An overview of Kinesis Streams, what they do, and common use cases.
  • Performing Basic Stream Operations: In this demo, we'll be pulling a basic Amazon Kinesis stream from the command line.
  • Firehose: In this lesson, we'll be discussing the fully managed solution, Amazon Kinesis Firehose.
  • Firehose Delivery Stream: In this demo, we're going to set up an Amazon Kinesis Firehose stream.
  • Testing Delivery Stream: In this lesson, we're going to do a quick follow up to the Firehose stream, and test the data delivery.
  • Kinesis Analytics: In this lesson, we'll go over the analytics components of Kinesis.
  • Kinesis Analytics Demo: In this demo, we're going to begin working with Amazon Kinesis Analytics.
  • Kinesis Features Comparison: In this lesson, we'll compare some products within the Amazon Kinesis suite, as well as some other Amazon services.
  • Course Conclusion: A wrap-up and review of the course.

Updates

28/05/2019 - Re-record of lectures to improve audio 

Transcript

Welcome back to working with Amazon Kinesis. I'm Richard Augenti and I'll be your instructor for this lesson. In this lesson we're gonna do a quick follow up to the Firehose stream that we created sending data to our S3 bucket, and we're actually gonna test out that setup by sending data to the S3 bucket. So, what you need to do is you can click on the Firehose stream and then select send data, and we're gonna start sending data now to test it.

As you can see in the upper right-hand corner there, that's our actual bucket that we have created with our Firehose stream. In a moment here we're gonna stop sending data and then we'll start sending data again, so we can send two sets of data to it. Great, so we're gonna start sending data again. Great, so let's go over to our S3 bucket and we'll check our test out. Great, our test is successful. We have two records in there. So, everything looks good. Well, that wraps up our demo. I'm Richard Augenti. I'll see you in the next lesson.

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Richard Augenti is a DevOps Engineer with 23 years of IT professional experience and 7 years of cloud experience with AWS and Azure. He has been engaged with varying sized projects with clients all across the globe including most sectors. He enjoys finding the best and most efficient way to make things work so, working with automation, cloud technologies, and DevOps has been the perfect fit. When Richard is not engaged with work, he can also be found presenting workshops and talks at user conferences on cloud technologies and other techie talks.