Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics
Developer Guide

Document History for Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics

The following table describes the important changes to the documentation since the last release of Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics.

  • API version: 2015-08-14

  • Latest documentation update: May 18, 2018

Change Description Date
Example applications for preprocessing data Additional code samples for REGEX_LOG_PARSE, REGEX_REPLACE, and DateTime operators. For more information, see Examples: Transforming Data . May 18, 2018
Increase in size of returned rows and SQL code The limit for the size for a returned row is increased to 512 KB, and the limit for the size of the SQL code in an application is increased to 100 KB. For more information, see Limits. May 2, 2018
AWS Lambda function examples in Java and .NET Code samples for creating Lambda functions for preprocessing records and for application destinations. For more information, see Creating Lambda Functions for Preprocessing and Creating Lambda Functions for Application Destinations. March 22, 2018
New HOTSPOTS function Locate and return information about relatively dense regions in your data. For more information, see Example: Detecting Hotspots on a Stream (HOTSPOTS Function). March 19, 2018
Lambda function as a destination Send analytics results to a Lambda function as a destination. For more information, see Using a Lambda Function as Output. December 20, 2017
New RANDOM_CUT_FOREST_WITH_EXPLANATION function Get an explanation of what fields contribute to an anomaly score in a data stream. For more information, see Example: Detecting Data Anomalies and Getting an Explanation (RANDOM_CUT_FOREST_WITH_EXPLANATION Function). November 2, 2017
Schema discovery on static data Run schema discovery on static data stored in an Amazon S3 bucket. For more information, see Using the Schema Discovery Feature on Static Data. October 6, 2017
Lambda preprocessing feature Preprocess records in an input stream with AWS Lambda before analysis. For more information, see Preprocessing Data Using a Lambda Function. October 6, 2017
Auto scaling applications Automatically increase the data throughput of your application with auto scaling. For more information, see Automatically Scaling Applications to Increase Throughput. September 13, 2017
Multiple in-application input streams Increase application throughput with multiple in-application streams. For more information, see Parallelizing Input Streams for Increased Throughput. June 29, 2017
Guide to using the AWS Management Console for Kinesis Data Analytics Edit an inferred schema and SQL code using the schema editor and SQL editor in the Kinesis Data Analytics console. For more information, see Step 4 (Optional) Edit the Schema and SQL Code Using the Console. April 7, 2017
Public release Public release of the Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics Developer Guide. August 11, 2016
Preview release Preview release of the Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics Developer Guide. January 29, 2016