Gathering insights from information is a more practical course of if that information isn’t fragmented throughout a number of methods and information shops, whether or not on premises or within the cloud. Amazon AppFlow offers bidirectional information integration between on-premises methods and purposes, SaaS purposes, and AWS providers. It helps clients break down information silos utilizing a low- or no-code, cost-effective resolution that’s simple to reconfigure in minutes as enterprise wants change.
At the moment, we’re happy to announce the addition of twenty-two new information connectors for Amazon AppFlow, together with:
- Advertising and marketing connectors (e.g., Fb Adverts, Google Adverts, Instagram Adverts, LinkedIn Adverts).
- Connectors for customer support and engagement (e.g., MailChimp, Sendgrid, Zendesk Promote or Chat, and extra).
- Enterprise operations (Stripe, QuickBooks On-line, and GitHub).
In whole, Amazon AppFlow now helps over 50 integrations with varied totally different SaaS purposes and AWS providers. This rising set of connectors might be mixed to allow you to realize 360 visibility throughout the info your group generates. As an example, you possibly can mix CRM (Salesforce), e-commerce (Stripe), and customer support (ServiceNow, Zendesk) information to construct built-in analytics and predictive modeling that may information your subsequent finest provide choices and extra. Utilizing internet (Google Analytics v4) and social surfaces (Fb Adverts, Instagram Adverts) means that you can construct complete reporting on your advertising investments, serving to you perceive how clients are participating together with your model. Or, sync ERP information (SAP S/4HANA) with customized order administration purposes operating on AWS. For extra data on the present vary of connectors and integrations, go to the Amazon AppFlow integrations web page.
Amazon AppFlow and AWS Glue Knowledge Catalog
Amazon AppFlow has additionally lately introduced integration with the AWS Glue Knowledge Catalog to automate the preparation and registration of your SaaS information into the AWS Glue Knowledge Catalog. Beforehand, clients utilizing Amazon AppFlow to retailer information from supported SaaS purposes into Amazon Easy Storage Service (Amazon S3) needed to manually create and run AWS Glue Crawlers to make their information out there to different AWS providers resembling Amazon Athena, Amazon SageMaker, or Amazon QuickSight. With this new integration, you possibly can populate AWS Glue Knowledge Catalog with a number of clicks immediately from the Amazon AppFlow configuration with out the necessity to run any crawlers.
To simplify information preparation and enhance question efficiency when utilizing analytics engines resembling Amazon Athena, Amazon AppFlow additionally now allows you to set up your information into partitioned folders in Amazon S3. Amazon AppFlow additionally automates the aggregation of data into recordsdata which are optimized to the scale you specify. This will increase efficiency by lowering processing overhead and enhancing parallelism.
You’ll find extra data on the AWS Glue Knowledge Catalog integration within the current What’s New submit.
Getting Began with Amazon AppFlow
Go to the Amazon AppFlow product web page to study extra in regards to the service and view all of the out there integrations. That can assist you get began, there’s additionally a number of movies and demos out there and a few pattern integrations out there on GitHub. And eventually, do you have to want a customized integration, strive the Amazon AppFlow Connector SDK, detailed within the Amazon AppFlow documentation. The SDK allows you to construct your personal connectors to securely switch information between your customized endpoint, utility, or different cloud service to and from Amazon AppFlow‘s library of managed SaaS and AWS connectors.