Streaming Analytics Pipeline
Streaming Analytics Pipeline

Step 3. Start Streaming Data

Once you start your Amazon Kinesis Analytics application, configure your streaming data producers to send streaming records to your source Kinesis stream. For more information on how to configure streaming data producers, please visit Writing Data to Amazon Kinesis Streams.


To test this solution with sample data, you can use the Kinesis Data Producer. The data producer generates records using random data based on a template you provide.

As data flows through the Kinesis stream, it will automatically be processed by the Kinesis Analytics application and Amazon Kinesis Firehose delivers the data to the specified external destination.

Once enough data has been sent through the Streaming Analytics Pipeline, or after the Kinesis Firehose buffer interval has been reached, analyzed data is sent to the destination. If you have chosen to persist raw streaming data to Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), you will also see Base64-decoded record data in the solution’s Amazon S3 bucket with the prefix, rawStreamData.