Create a Kinesis data stream

You start with creating a Kinesis data stream.

  1. Navigate to the Kinesis Console

  2. If displayed, up press Get Started in the service welcome dialog

  3. Select Create data stream to navigate to the Amazon Kinesis Data Stream service:

  4. Choose streaming-analytics-workshop as Kinesis stream name

  5. Enter 8 as the Number of shards

  6. Select Create Kinesis stream at the bottom of the page

  7. After a few moments, the data stream should have been created successfully and be in an Active state