Segment makes it easy to set up Amazon Kinesis Firehose.
Amazon Kinesis Firehose is the easiest way to load streaming data into AWS. It can capture, transform, and load streaming data into Amazon Kinesis Analytics, Amazon S3, Amazon Redshift, and Amazon Elasticsearch Service, enabling near real-time analytics with existing business intelligence tools and dashboards you’re already using today. It is a fully managed service that automatically scales to match the throughput of your data and requires no ongoing administration. It can also batch, compress, and encrypt the data before loading it, minimizing the amount of storage used at the destination and increasing security.
Send data to Amazon Kinesis Firehose
The Amazon Kinesis Firehose integration allows you to instantly send any customer data to Amazon Kinesis Firehose.
The Segment-Amazon Kinesis Firehose integration can receive data from the following sources:
Server-side libraries like Node, Go, PHP, Ruby
Our iOS and Android libraries
Each method describes a distinct type of information about a customer. The Amazon Kinesis Firehose integration supports the following Segment API methods:
The track API call is how you record any actions your users perform, along with any properties that describe the action.
The identify API call ties a customer and their actions to a recognizable ID and traits like their email, name, etc.
The page/screen API call lets you record whenever a user views a pages in a browser, or a screen in a mobile app, along with any properties of that page/screen.
The group API call is how you associate an individual user with a group—be it a company, organization, account, project, team, etc.
The alias API call is used to merge two user identities, for example when tying a user’s behavior before and after signing up.
Still have questions? Here are a few useful resources for you to dig a little deeper.
Check out our documentation for detailed help on setting up Amazon Kinesis Firehose.
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