Amplitude - Amazon AppFlow


The following are the requirements and connection instructions for using Amplitude with Amazon AppFlow.


You can use Amplitude as a source only.


You must provide Amazon AppFlow with the API key and secret key for the project with the data that you want to transfer. Your API key can be found on the Settings page of the Amplitude dashboard. For more information about how to retrieve this information from Amplitude, see Settings in the Amplitude documentation.

Connection instructions

To connect to Amplitude while creating a flow
  1. Sign in to the AWS Management Console and open the Amazon AppFlow console at

  2. Choose Create flow.

  3. For Flow details, enter a name and description for the flow.

  4. (Optional) To use a customer managed CMK instead of the default AWS managed CMK, choose Data encryption, Customize encryption settings and then choose an existing CMK or create a new one.

  5. (Optional) To add a tag, choose Tags, Add tag and then enter the key name and value.

  6. Choose Next.

  7. Choose Amplitude from the Source name dropdown list.

  8. Choose Connect to open the Connect to Amplitude dialog box.

    1. Under API key, enter your API key.

    2. Under Secret key, enter your secret key.

    3. Under Data encryption, enter your AWS KMS key.

    4. Under Connection name, specify a name for your connection.

    5. Choose Connect.

  9. You will be redirected to the Amplitude login page. When prompted, grant Amazon AppFlow permissions to access your Amplitude account.

Now that you are connected to your Amplitude account, you can continue with the flow creation steps as described in Creating flows in Amazon AppFlow.


If you aren’t connected successfully, ensure that you have followed the instructions in the Requirements.


  • When you use Amplitude as a source, you can run schedule-triggered flows at a maximum frequency of one flow run per day.

  • Amplitude can process 25 MB of data as part of a single flow run.

Supported destinations

When you create a flow that uses Amplitude as the data source, you can set the destination to any of the following connectors:

  • Lookout for Metrics

  • Amazon S3

You can also set the destination to any custom connectors that you create with the Amazon AppFlow Custom Connector SDKs for Python or Java . You can download these SDKs from GitHub.

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