Document history for Amazon Managed Service for Apache Flink - Managed Service for Apache Flink
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Amazon Managed Service for Apache Flink was previously known as Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics for Apache Flink.

Document history for Amazon Managed Service for Apache Flink

The following table describes the important changes to the documentation since the last release of Managed Service for Apache Flink.

  • API version: 2018-05-23

  • Latest documentation update: August 30, 2023

Change Description Date
Kinesis Data Analytics is now known as Managed Service for Apache Flink There are no changes to the service endpoints, APIs, the Command Line Interface, IAM access policies, CloudWatch Metrics, or the Amazon Billing dashboards. Your existing applications will continue to work as they did previously. For more information, see What Is Managed Service for Apache Flink? August 30, 2023
Support for Apache Flink version 1.15.2 Managed Service for Apache Flink now supports applications that use Apache Flink version 1.15.2. Create Kinesis Data Analytics applications using the Apache Flink Table API. For more information, see Creating applications. November 22, 2022
Support for Apache Flink version 1.13.2 Managed Service for Apache Flink now supports applications that use Apache Flink version 1.13.2. Create Kinesis Data Analytics applications using the Apache Flink Table API. For more information, see Getting Started: Flink 1.13.2. October 13, 2021
Support for Python Managed Service for Apache Flink now supports applications that use Python with the Apache Flink Table API & SQL. For more information, see Using Python. March 25, 2021
Support for Apache Flink 1.11.1 Managed Service for Apache Flink now supports applications that use Apache Flink 1.11.1. Create Kinesis Data Analytics applications using the Apache Flink Table API. For more information, see Creating applications. November 19, 2020
Apache Flink Dashboard Use the Apache Flink Dashboard to monitor application health and performance. For more information, see Apache Flink Dashboard. November 19, 2020
EFO Consumer Create applications that use an Enhanced Fan-Out (EFO) consumer to read from a Kinesis Data Stream. For more information, see EFO Consumer. October 6, 2020
Apache Beam Create applications that use Apache Beam to process streaming data. For more information, see Using CloudFormation with Managed Service for Apache Flink. September 15, 2020
Performance How to troubleshoot application performance issues, and how to create a performant application. For more information, see Performance. July 21, 2020
Custom Keystore How to access an Amazon MSK cluster that uses a custom keystore for encryption in transit. For more information, see Custom Truststore. June 10, 2020
CloudWatch Alarms Recommendations for creating CloudWatch alarms with Managed Service for Apache Flink. For more information, see Alarms. June 5, 2020
New CloudWatch Metrics Managed Service for Apache Flink now emits 22 metrics to Amazon CloudWatch Metrics. For more information, see Metrics and dimensions in Managed Service for Apache Flink. May 12, 2020
Custom CloudWatch Metrics Define application-specific metrics and emit them to Amazon CloudWatch Metrics. For more information, see Custom metrics. May 12, 2020
Example: Read From a Kinesis Stream in a Different Account Learn how to access a Kinesis stream in a different Amazon account in your Managed Service for Apache Flink application. For more information, see Cross-Account. March 30, 2020
Support for Apache Flink 1.8.2 Managed Service for Apache Flink now supports applications that use Apache Flink 1.8.2. Use the Flink StreamingFileSink connector to write output directly to S3. For more information, see Creating applications. December 17, 2019
Managed Service for Apache Flink VPC Configure a Managed Service for Apache Flink application to connect to a virtual private cloud. For more information, see Using an Amazon VPC. November 25, 2019
Managed Service for Apache Flink Best Practices Best practices for creating and administering Managed Service for Apache Flink applications. For more information, see Best practices. October 14, 2019
Analyze Managed Service for Apache Flink Application Logs Use CloudWatch Logs Insights to monitor your Managed Service for Apache Flink application. For more information, see Analyzing logs. June 26, 2019
Managed Service for Apache Flink Application Runtime Properties Work with Runtime Properties in Managed Service for Apache Flink. For more information, see Runtime properties. June 24, 2019
Tagging Managed Service for Apache Flink Applications Use application tagging to determine per-application costs, control access, or for user-defined purposes. For more information, see Using tagging. May 8, 2019
Logging Managed Service for Apache Flink API Calls with Amazon CloudTrail Managed Service for Apache Flink is integrated with Amazon CloudTrail, a service that provides a record of actions taken by a user, role, or an Amazon service in Managed Service for Apache Flink. For more information, see Using Amazon CloudTrail. March 22, 2019
Create an Application (Firehose Sink) Exercise to create a Managed Service for Apache Flink with an Amazon Kinesis data stream as a source, and an Amazon Data Firehose stream as a sink. For more information, see Firehose sink. December 13, 2018
Public release This is the initial release of the Managed Service for Apache Flink Developer Guide for Java Applications. November 27, 2018