What does this Amazon Web Services Solution do?
Apache Superset is an open-source data exploration and data visualization platform. It can be used as a light-weight, modern, enterprise-ready business intelligence web application. The solution helps you quickly build the Apache Superset platform in Amazon Cloud.
The solution simplifies the deployment process, reduces technical effort to set up the platform, and allows you to focus more on data and business itself. You can one-click to launch a CloudFormation template to deploy the Apache Superset, without worrying about the partition of the cloud resources and any details of the deployment.
The solution supports common data sources including SQL, PostgreSQL, SQL Server, Oracle, Amazon ElasticSearch, Amazon Redshift, Amazon Athena, Clickhouse. Comparing to the community version of Apache Superset, the solution offers better user experience in term of service availability, data persistence, resource scalability, and service observability, etc.
Amazon Web Services Solution overview
The solution offers a scalable, distributed, serverless architecture allowing you to rapidly build up Apache Superset in the Amazon Cloud.
The diagram below shows the solution architecture. You can launch the solution using the Amazon CloudFormation template and follow the deployment guide to set up and use the solution.
The solution uses Amazon CloudFormation to provide the automated deployment of Apache Superset. It consists of the following modules:
- Amazon VPC: Provides a safe, flexible and reliable virtual network to allow the two-way flow of business data
- Amazon ECS: Amazon ECS Fargate, a serverless computing engine, achieves load isolation and enables resource scheduling for each core component of Apache Superset
- Amazon EFS: Provides scalable, flexible, and secure NAS to store business metadata, query cache and other data
- Amazon Cloud Map: Implements service discovery and query of each core component of Apache Superset
After deploying the solution, you can find the address of the Apache Superset console in the Output tab in the CloudFormation. With the address, you can log into the console and connect to your existing data sources to start data query and data visualization.
Apache Superset on Amazon Web Services
Last updated: 09/2022
Author: Amazon Web Services
Estimated deployment time: 30 min
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