Posted On: Feb 29, 2012

We are excited to announce that Amazon DynamoDB is now available in the Asia Pacific (Tokyo) Region. The Tokyo region joins the US East (Northern Virginia) Region as the second location in which customers can run the service.

Amazon DynamoDB is a fully managed NoSQL database service that provides extremely fast and predictable performance with seamless scalability. With a few clicks in the AWS Management Console, you can easily create a new DynamoDB database table, or scale your table’s request capacity to the level that you need without incurring any downtime.

With Amazon DynamoDB, customers get:

  • Fast, predictable performance at any scale. Customers can typically achieve average latencies in the single-digit milliseconds for database operations.
  • Durability and high-availability. DynamoDB stores data on Solid State Drives (SSDs) and replicates it synchronously across multiple AWS Availability Zones in an AWS Region.
  • Seamless scalability. For example, you can easily grow your DynamoDB table from 1,000 writes per second to 100,000 writes per second using the AWS Management Console.
  • Easy administration. Amazon DynamoDB is a fully managed service. You don’t need to worry about hardware or software provisioning, setup and configuration, software patching, operating a reliable, distributed database cluster, or partitioning data over multiple instances as you scale.

Getting started with Amazon DynamoDB is easy with our free tier of service. To learn more, visit the Amazon DynamoDB Page.