Easy launch and configuration

You can launch Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose and create a delivery stream to load data into Amazon S3, Amazon Redshift, or Amazon Elasticsearch Service with just a few clicks in the AWS Management Console. You can send data to the delivery stream by calling the Firehose API, or running the Linux agent we provide on the data source. Kinesis Data Firehose then continuously loads the data into Amazon S3, Amazon Redshift, and Amazon Elasticsearch Service.

Load new data in near real time

You can specify a batch size or batch interval to control how quickly data is uploaded to destinations. For example, you can set the batch interval to 60 seconds if you want to receive new data within 60 seconds of sending it to your delivery stream. Additionally, you can specify if data should be compressed. The service supports common compression algorithms including GZip and Snappy. Batching and compressing data before uploading enables you to control how quickly you receive new data at the destinations.

Elastic scaling to handle varying data throughput

Once launched, your delivery streams automatically scale up and down to handle gigabytes per second or more of input data rate, and maintain data latency at levels you specify for the stream. No intervention or maintenance is needed.

Integrated data transformations

You can configure Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose to prepare your streaming data before it is loaded to data stores. Simply select an AWS Lambda function from the Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose delivery stream configuration tab in the AWS Management console. Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose will automatically apply that function to every input data record and load the transformed data to destinations. Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose provides pre-built Lambda blueprints for converting common data sources such as Apache logs and system logs to JSON and CSV formats. You can use these pre-built blueprints without any change, or customize them further, or write your own custom functions. You can also configure Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose to automatically retry failed jobs and back up the raw streaming data. Learn more »

Support for multiple data destinations

Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose currently supports Amazon S3, Amazon Redshift, and Amazon Elasticsearch Service as destinations. You can specify the destination Amazon S3 bucket, Amazon Redshift cluster, or the Amazon Elasticsearch Service domain into which data should be loaded.

Metrics for monitoring performance

Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose exposes several metrics through the console, as well as Amazon CloudWatch, including volume of data submitted, volume of data uploaded to destination, time from source to destination, and upload success rate. You can use these metrics to monitor the health of your delivery streams, take any necessary actions such as modifying destinations, and ensure that the service is ingesting data and loading it to destinations.

Pay-as-you-go pricing

With Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose, you pay only for the volume of data you transmit through the service. There are no minimum fees or upfront commitments. You don’t need staff to operate, scale, and maintain infrastructure or custom applications to capture and load streaming data.

Intended usage and restrictions

Your use of this service is subject to the AWS Customer Agreement.

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