The dog days of summer are over, and it’s time to get back to work. While you were out enjoying the sunshine and sipping margaritas, Amazon continued to update its cloud platform with new services like Kinesis Analytics, which lets users query streaming data with SQL.
There were also a ton of updates to existing services, with the company’s load balancer service moving up the stack, hourly billing coming to virtual desktops and support for customers bringing their own encryption keys for Amazon to manage.
Here’s the detailed breakdown:
Kinesis Analytics is here to query streaming data with SQL
Amazon launched a new product to help users process and gain insights from large amounts of streaming data as it’s coming in, rather than waiting to process it when it hits a database. Kinesis Analytics lets users set up SQL queries to run on batches of data as it arrives in Amazon’s cloud.