Document History - Amazon Data Firehose

Amazon Data Firehose was previously known as Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose

Document History

The following table describes the important changes to the Amazon Data Firehose documentation.

Change Description Date Changed
Snowflake as a destination in new regions Snowflake is now available as a destination in Asia Pacific (Singapore), Asia Pacific (Seoul), and Asia Pacific (Sydney). See, Configure destination settings for Snowflake. June 19, 2024
Amazon Data Firehose integrates with AWS Secrets Manager You can now access to your secrets and automate credential rotation securely with Secrets Manager. See, Authenticate with AWS Secrets Manager in Amazon Data Firehose. June 06, 2024
Added support for ingesting logs for Dynatrace You can now send logs and events to Dynatrace for further analysis. See, Configure destination settings for Dynatrace. April 18, 2024
General Availability (GA) release for Snowflake as a destination Snowflake is now generally available as a destination. See Configure destination settings for Snowflake. April 17, 2024
Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose is now known as Amazon Data Firehose Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose has rebranded to Amazon Data Firehose. See What Is Amazon Data Firehose? February 9, 2024
Added Snowflake as a destination (public preview) You can create a Firehose stream with Snowflake as the destination. See Configure destination settings for Snowflake. January 19, 2024
Added automatic decompression of CloudWatch Logs You can enable decompression on new or existing streams to send decompressed CloudWatch Logs data to Firehose destinations. See Writing to Amazon Data Firehose Using CloudWatch Logs. December 15, 2023
Added Splunk Observability Cloud as a destination You can create a Firehose stream with Splunk Observability Cloud as the destination. See Configure destination settings for Splunk Observability Cloud. October 3, 2023
Added Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka as a data source You can now configure Amazon MSK to send information to a Firehose stream. See Writing to Amazon Data Firehose Using Amazon MSK. September 26th, 2023
Added support for DocumentID type for the OpenSearch Service destination If OpenSearch Service is your Firehose stream's destination, DocumentID type indicates the method for setting up document ID. The supported methods are Firehose generated document ID and OpenSearch Service generated document ID. See Configure destination settings. May 10th, 2023
Added support dynamic partitioning Added support for continuous dynamic partitioning of the streaming data in Amazon Data Firehose. See Dynamic Partitioning in Amazon Data Firehose. August 31, 2021
Added a topic on custom prefixes. Added a topic about the expressions that you can use when building a custom prefix for data that is delivered to Amazon S3. See Custom Prefixes for Amazon S3 Objects. December 20, 2018
Added New Amazon Data Firehose Tutorial Added a tutorial that demonstrates how to send Amazon VPC flow logs to Splunk through Amazon Data Firehose. See Tutorial: Ingest VPC flow logs into Splunk using Amazon Data Firehose. October 30, 2018
Added Four New Amazon Data Firehose Regions Added Paris, Mumbai, Sao Paulo, and London. For more information, see Amazon Data Firehose Quota. June 27, 2018
Added Two New Amazon Data Firehose Regions Added Seoul and Montreal. For more information, see Amazon Data Firehose Quota. June 13, 2018
New Kinesis Streams as Source feature Added Kinesis Streams as a potential source for records for a Data Firehose Firehose stream. For more information, see Configure source and destination. August 18, 2017
Update to console documentation The Firehose stream creation wizard was updated. For more information, see Creating a Firehose stream. July 19, 2017
New data transformation You can configure Amazon Data Firehose to transform your data before data delivery. For more information, see Amazon Data Firehose Data Transformation. December 19, 2016
New Amazon Redshift COPY retry You can configure Amazon Data Firehose to retry a COPY command to your Amazon Redshift cluster if it fails. For more information, see Creating a Firehose stream, Amazon Data Firehose Data Delivery, and Amazon Data Firehose Quota. May 18, 2016
New Amazon Data Firehose destination, Amazon OpenSearch Service You can create a Firehose stream with Amazon OpenSearch Service as the destination. For more information, see Creating a Firehose stream, Amazon Data Firehose Data Delivery, and Grant Amazon Data Firehose Access to a Public OpenSearch Service Destination. April 19, 2016
New enhanced CloudWatch metrics and troubleshooting features Updated Monitoring Amazon Data Firehose and Troubleshooting Amazon Data Firehose. April 19, 2016
New enhanced Kinesis agent Updated Writing to Amazon Data Firehose Using Kinesis Agent. April 11, 2016
New Kinesis agents Added Writing to Amazon Data Firehose Using Kinesis Agent. October 2, 2015
Initial release Initial release of the Amazon Data Firehose Developer Guide. October 4, 2015