Amazon Kinesis Firehose
Developer Guide

Name and source

This topic describes the Name and source page of the Create Delivery Stream wizard.

Name and source

  1. Open the Kinesis Firehose console at

  2. Choose Create Delivery Stream. On the Name and source page, enter values for the following fields:

    Delivery stream name

    The name of your Kinesis data delivery stream.

    • Direct PUT or other sources: Choose this option to create a Kinesis data delivery stream that producer applications write directly to.

    • Kinesis stream: Choose this option to configure a Kinesis data delivery stream that uses a Kinesis stream as a data source. You can then use Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose to read data easily from an existing Kinesis stream and load it into destinations. For more information about using Kinesis Data Streams as your data source, see Writing to Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose Using Kinesis Data Streams.

  3. Choose Next to advance to the Transform records page.