Create interactive dashboards that drive better decision-making using QuickSight.
As the largest cloud provider in the world, it's no surprise that Amazon Web Services is getting into the BI game with its new business analytics service: QuickSight. Whether you already store your data in the Amazon Cloud or elsewhere, QuickSight allows you to analyze your data to gain those critical business insights that inform better decision-making.
Amazon QuickSight is a new, cloud-based business analytics service enabling users to visualize and extract business insight from their data. This course teaches you how to connect, prepare and analyze your data inside one of Amazon's newest services. In this course, you will cover an end to end architecture on AWS Big data ecosystem from importing data to S3 storage using Lambda, preparing data using Athena, connecting Athena and QuickSight SPICE and finally visualizing the data using QuickSight. The major topics that will be covered in this course include Big Data Analytics and AWS services, QuickSight account creation, connecting your data to QuickSight, data preparation using functions, QuickSight visualizations, dashboards, and stories.
By the end of this course, you'll have mastered the skills required to build a data analytics solution in AWS using QuickSight along with other related services.
About the Author
Rajesh Nadipalli is currently a Sr. Director at PPD Enterprise data group and is responsible for empowering data and analytics-driven insights for clinical research and life science use cases. He is leading the next generation cloud data lake with governance, Machine Learning, AI and advanced analytics. In his previous role, he was Director of Professional Services and Support at Zaloni; an award-winning provider of enterprise Data Lake management solutions that enables global clients to innovate and leverage big data for business impact. Raj led big data technical proof-of-concept, solution architecture and post-sales product support for clients that included AIG, NBCU, Verizon, Du, American Express, Netapp and Dell EMC. Throughout his 20+ years of IT experience, Raj has had a passion for data and held various roles as Big Data Architect, DBA, business intelligence architect, and ETL developer. He is also the author of Effective Business Intelligence with QuickSight and HDInsight Essentials. Raj is also a regular blogger and his articles are published in Zaloni blog, Youtube, Dataflow and DBZone. Raj holds an MBA from North Carolina State University and a BS in EE from the University of Mumbai.