This Quick Start automates the design, setup, and configuration of hardware and software to implement a data lake on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud. The Quick Start provisions Talend Big Data Platform components and AWS services such as Amazon EMR, Amazon Redshift, Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), and Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) to build a data lake. It also provides an optional sample dataset and Talend jobs developed by Cognizant Technology Solutions to illustrate big data practices for integrating Apache Spark, Apache Hadoop, Amazon EMR, Amazon Redshift, and Amazon S3 technologies into a data lake implementation.