We have created Splout Cloud, a web-latency managed service in the AWS cloud. Splout Cloud converts any data files – regardless of their size – into a scalable, partitioned SQL querying engine. And unlike offline analytics engines, it is highly performant and fast enough so as to be able to provide sub-second queries and real-time aggregations to feed arbitrary web or mobile applications.
This is how Splout Cloud works:
- The user synchronizes its data within a S3 bucket. For example, by uploading new files everyday.
- A Splout Cloud cluster is instantiated within the user’s AWS account. Depending on the application’s needs, the size of this cluster is adjusted.
- A partitioning data policy is defined. For example, partition customer sales by “customer_id”.
- Splout Cloud transparently synchronizes the S3 bucket periodically. The user can query the cluster through a REST interface and build their own applications on top
For more information: http://sploutcloud.com/ .