- Enhance interactivity in dashboards by setting parameters with onscreen controls. These controls can be set using the on-screen dropdown or text box controls.
- URL actions to connect QuickSight dashboards with third-party applications and internal Web sites
- Enhanced data management and administration capabilities such as: higher SPICE (QuickSight’s in-memory optimized calculation algorithm) data set limits at 25GB; hourly refresh of SPICE data; coowner permissions for dashboards; the option to share dashboards to all users; and an easy way to upgrade your account from Amazon QuickSight Standard Edition or Enterprise Edition.
- QuickSight is now also available in the Asia Pacific (Tokyo), region.
AWS stated in a blog post that QuickSight provides business analytics to organizations of all sizes. It allows them to access data stored in their Amazon Redshift data warehouse, their Amazon Relational Database Service RDS relational databases, flat files stored in S3, and (via connectors), data stored in SQL Server, PostgreSQL and on-premises MySQL databases. QuickSight can scale to accommodate thousands, hundreds, and even thousands of users per company. QuickSight is available for a free 60-day trial. More information can be found in a June 20 Webinar.