Amazon Kinesis is a managed service offered by Amazon that aims to make it easy to collect, process, and analyze streaming data.
Kinesis is a popular choice for streaming backbones because it’s in the AWS ecostystem and relatively simple to set up compared to other data streaming options.
Estuary helps move data to
or from Kinesis in minutes with millisecond latency.
Estuary builds free, open-source connectors to extract data from Kinesis with millisecond latency, allowing you to replicate that data to various systems for both analytical and operational purposes. Kinesis data exists in a stream and often benefits from being organized into a data lake or warehosue for analytics with history.