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Streaming data events from your application to an analytics dashboard is easy with Quicksight.

Having a way to view and analyse metrics from your application is essential for monitoring product-health and engagement. There are tons of solutions out there, from GoogleAnalytics to MixPanel, but for my latest project I chose AWS Quicksight. It lets you manage your own data (in S3) and plays well with existing AWS services. Also, when compared with other offerings it is essentially free.

The scenario

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What my application does to illustrate the events I want to analyse

I recently started rebuilding a SAAS product called MailSlurp. It’s a REST API that let’s developers send and receive emails in code from ephemeral inboxes. …


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