Amazon Kinesis Data Streams
Developer Guide

Document History

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

Change Description Date Changed
New documentation for consumers that use enhanced fan-out. For information, see Using Consumers with Enhanced Fan-Out . August 2, 2018
Updated summary of service limits. Added Kinesis Data Streams Limits. June 6, 2018
New content for server-side encryption. Added Using Server-Side Encryption. July 7, 2017
New content for enhanced CloudWatch metrics. Updated Monitoring Streams in Amazon Kinesis Data Streams. April 19, 2016
New content for enhanced Kinesis agent. Updated Writing to Amazon Kinesis Data Streams Using Kinesis Agent. April 11, 2016
New content for using Kinesis agents. Added Writing to Amazon Kinesis Data Streams Using Kinesis Agent. October 2, 2015
Update KPL content for release 0.10.0. Added Developing Producers Using the Amazon Kinesis Producer Library. July 15, 2015
Update KCL metrics topic for configurable metrics. Added Monitoring the Kinesis Client Library with Amazon CloudWatch. July 9, 2015
Re-organized content. Significantly re-organized content topics for more concise tree view and more logical grouping. July 01, 2015
New KPL developer's guide topic. Added Developing Producers Using the Amazon Kinesis Producer Library. June 02, 2015
New KCL metrics topic. Added Monitoring the Kinesis Client Library with Amazon CloudWatch. May 19, 2015
Support for KCL .NET Added Developing a Kinesis Client Library Consumer in .NET. May 1, 2015
Support for KCL Node.js Added Developing a Kinesis Client Library Consumer in Node.js. March 26, 2015
Support for KCL Ruby Added links to KCL Ruby library. January 12, 2015
New API PutRecords Added information about new PutRecords API to Adding Multiple Records with PutRecords. December 15, 2014
Support for tagging Added Tagging Your Streams in Amazon Kinesis Data Streams. September 11, 2014
New CloudWatch metric Added the metric GetRecords.IteratorAgeMilliseconds to Amazon Kinesis Data Streams Dimensions and Metrics. September 3, 2014
New monitoring chapter Added Monitoring Streams in Amazon Kinesis Data Streams and Monitoring the Amazon Kinesis Data Streams Service with Amazon CloudWatch. July 30, 2014
New sample application Added Tutorial: Visualizing Web Traffic Using Amazon Kinesis Data Streams. June 27, 2014
Default shard limit Updated the Kinesis Data Streams Limits: the default shard limit has been raised from 5 to 10. February 25, 2014
Default shard limit Updated the Kinesis Data Streams Limits: the default shard limit has been raised from 2 to 5. January 28, 2014
API version updates Updates for version 2013-12-02 of the Kinesis Data Streams API. December 12, 2013
Initial release Initial release of the Amazon Kinesis Developer Guide. November 14, 2013