AWS Athena

Athena Summary

Athena logo — https://bit.ly/2OZr31H
  • Athena is an interactive query service that analyses data using standard SQL.
  • Can work with both structured and unstructured data and can work directly with data stored in S3.
  • Serverless — nothing to provision, pay per query
  • No need for complex ETL
  • Out of the box integration with AWS Glue
  • Can be used for things like querying log files or generating reports based on data stored in S3.

If you are interested in trying out Athena, try this tutorial I created earlier in the year!

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