[Update]AWS Announces Amazon Athena for Apache Spark #reinvent

2022.12.01

Hello Everyone!

AWS announced Amazon Athena for Apache Spark at the Keynote Session of re:Invent 2022.

Amazon Athena for Apache Spark

Amazon Athena now supports Apache Spark and is generally available. Amazon Athena for Apache Spark provides an interactive, streamlined and serverless experience. You can perform interactive analytics on Apache Spark in under a second with Amazon Athena for Apache Spark.

 

Refer to the following blog for the official announcement about Amazon Athena for Apache Spark.

 

Apache Spark can be used for complex and powerful analytics. Amazon Athena for Apache Spark uses optimized Spark runtime, which makes the Spark applications run faster. With this, you can spend more time on insights instead of waiting for results. With Amazon Athena for Apache Spark, you can build applications without configuring software or managing resources, as it is taken care of by Athena.

 

Refer to the following blog to get started with Amazon Athena for Apache Spark.

Available Regions

Amazon Athens for Apache Spark is available only in the following 5 regions:

  • US East (Ohio)
  • US East (N. Virginia)
  • US West (Oregon)
  • Asia Pacific (Tokyo)
  • Europe (Ireland)

Summary

With Amazon Athens for Apache Spark, the Apache Spark application can be built using the notebook from the Athena console or programmatically using APIs.

Reference:

Using Apache Spark in Amazon Athena