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Category: Amazon DynamoDB

DynamoDB Local for Desktop Development

Would you like to be able to write and test code that uses the Amazon DynamoDB API even if you have no network connection and without incurring any usage charges (AWS Free Usage Tier notwithstanding)? If so, you are going to love our new DynamoDB Local test tool. DynamoDB Local is a client-side database that […]

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Transaction Library for DynamoDB

Today we are introducing a new client library that will reduce the development effort needed for you to perform atomic transactions that can encompass multiple DynamoDB items in one or more tables. This allows you to develop those applications more easily on DynamoDB that until now either required relational databases (with their attendant scalability issues) […]

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Local Secondary Indexes for Amazon DynamoDB

You can now create local secondary indexes for Amazon DynamoDB tables. These indexes provide give you the power to query your tables in new ways, and can also increase retrieval efficiency. What’s a Local Secondary Index?The local secondary index model builds on DynamoDB’s existing key model. Up until today you would have to select one […]

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Real-Time Ad Impression Bids Using DynamoDB

Today we have a really interesting guest post from Prashant Pandey (Engineering Manager for DynamoDB) and Pravin Muthukumar (Business Development Manager for Database Services). — Jeff; Real-time bidding (RTB) allows advertisers and publishers to buy and sell online display ad inventory in an efficient, high-speed marketplace. RTB platforms solicit bid requests for each ad impression from […]

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DynamoDB – Price Reduction and New Reserved Capacity Model

We’re making Amazon DynamoDB an even better value today, with a price reduction and a new reserved capacity pricing model. Behind the scenes, we’ve worked hard to make this happen. We have fine-tuned our storage and our processing model, optimized our replication pipeline, and taken advantage of our scale to drive down our hardware costs. […]

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Create a Backup Website Using Route 53 DNS Failover and S3 Website Hosting

Route 53‘s new DNS Failover feature gives you the power to monitor your website and automatically route your visitors to a backup site if it goes down. In today’s guest post, Product Manager Sean Meckley shows you how to use this powerful new feature on a fictitious website. — Jeff; DNS Failover pairs up well […]

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