Glossary

Amazon Timestream

Amazon Timestream is a fully managed time series database service offered by Amazon Web Services (AWS). It is designed to store, process, and analyze large volumes of time-series data at scale, making it easy to track and understand trends over time.

Time series data is data that is collected and stored at regular intervals, such as every minute or every hour. It is often used to track metrics such as system performance, stock prices, and sensor data. Amazon Timestream is optimized for handling high write and query volumes, allowing you to store billions of events per day and analyze them in real-time.

One of the key features of Amazon Timestream is its ability to store data efficiently, using data compression and data retention policies to minimize storage costs. It also integrates seamlessly with other AWS services, making it easy to use in conjunction with other tools and technologies.

In addition to its core time series database capabilities, Amazon Timestream includes a number of other features to help you get the most out of your data. For example, it includes a SQL-like query language that allows you to perform complex analyses on your data, and it integrates with popular visualization tools like Amazon QuickSight to make it easy to create charts and graphs to visualize your data.