Overview - Amazon QuickSight


Amazon QuickSight is a cloud-scale business intelligence (BI) service that you can use to deliver easy-to-understand insights to the people who you work with, wherever they are.

The Amazon QuickSight Developer Guide provides usage examples of API operations for Amazon QuickSight and procedural walkthroughs of common tasks. The guide also provides examples showing how to work with Amazon QuickSight using AWS software development kits (SDKs). By using AWS SDKs, you can access Amazon QuickSight from your preferred programming language.

Currently, you can use the Amazon QuickSight API to manage users and groups. In Enterprise Edition, you can also use the API to embed dashboards in your webpage or app.

To monitor the calls made to the Amazon QuickSight API for your account, use AWS CloudTrail. CloudTrail can monitor calls made by the AWS Management Console, command line tools, and other services. For more information, see the AWS CloudTrail User Guide.

Following, you can find out how to get started using the Amazon QuickSight API:

Are you a first-time Amazon QuickSight user?

If you are a first-time user of Amazon QuickSight, we recommend that you begin by reading the following sections in the Amazon QuickSight User Guide: