• What is AWS Glue?
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    What is AWS Glue?

    AWS Glue is a cloud optimized Extract Transform and Load Service – ETL for short. It allows you to organize, locate, move and transform all your data sets across your business, so you can put them to use. Glue is different from other ETL products in three important ways. First, Glue is serverless. You simply point Glue to all your ETL jobs and hit run. You don’t need to provision, configure or spin up servers. And certainly, you don’t need to manage their lifecycle. Second, Glue provides crawlers with automatic schema inference for your semi-structured and structured data sets. Crawlers automatically discover all your data sets, discover your file types,…

  • From Strategy to Reality: Better Decisions with Data
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    From Strategy to Reality: Better Decisions with Data

    Hi, I’m sure there’s people out there but all I can see are lights so therefore if you will probably do some questions at the end but if you have questions or comments you’ll just have to yell them out. So my name is Darren Brisbane I am with the database analytics machine learning and blockchain services team which we have the honour of building and doing these services so that you can hopefully use them. And today I’m going to walk through some of our thinking about how you can make better decisions. So what do we actually mean by that? Well we sat down with our white board…