How to Generate mock streaming data using Kinesis Data Generator.

An overview on generating fake data to play with for data engineering projects

Kinesis Data Generator is a tool which can be used to generate mock data and send to Kinesis Firehose or Streams. This can be an easy way to test your pipeline with streaming data, if you do not have enough data to play with.

In this article, I am using Kinesis Data Generator to send mock Stack Overflow data mimicking the original json structure which I streamed…