Serverless Data Engineering: Hands On with AWS Glue, Aurora, and Athena

This post follows up from my recent one entitled ‘AWS Serverless Analytics: The Promise…’ in which I described the value proposition for serverless analytics. In today’s update, I have a database hosted in Amazon Aurora, which we will crawl and automatically catalog with AWS Glue, load it into an S3 data lake using Glue, and… Read More

AWS Serverless Analytics: The Promise

As defined at, a virtual machine, is “software that imitates a complete computer system [my note: an operating system, applications, network interfaces; everything except hardware].  It is isolated from the rest of the machine that hosts it and behaves as if it were the only OS on it…”  A container, which does not have… Read More