Today we welcome Keith Gregory to the show! Keith is our AWS Practice Lead here at Chariot, and is a prolific writer both on the Chariot blog, as well as on his own blog. We cover some announcements from AWS re:Invent, and do a deep dive into CodeCatalyst, OpenSearch Serverless, Lambda Snapstart, Redshift streaming ingestion from Kafka/Kinesis, and EventBridge Pipes.
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- Keith’s latest post on the Chariot blog, Friends don’t let friends use JSON (in their data lakes)
- Master list of all 69 announcements from AWS re:Invent
- CodeCatalyst, which combines development environments, source repositories, and CI/CD pipelines
- OpenSearch Serverless, an on-demand auto scaling configuration for Amazon OpenSearch Service (and what serverless means in this context)
- Lambda SnapStart, which attempts to reduce cold-start times by preserving an image of an initialized Lambda’s memory
- Keith’s blog post on cold-start times
- Redshift streaming ingestion from Kafka/Kinesis, which uses a materialized view to reference Kinesis/Kafka streams
- And last, a background on EventBridge Pipes
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