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Category: Amazon DynamoDB

Near-real-time analytics using Amazon Redshift streaming ingestion with Amazon Kinesis Data Streams and Amazon DynamoDB

Amazon Redshift is a fully managed, scalable cloud data warehouse that accelerates your time to insights with fast, easy, and secure analytics at scale. Tens of thousands of customers rely on Amazon Redshift to analyze exabytes of data and run complex analytical queries, making it the widely used cloud data warehouse. You can run and […]

Build an Amazon Redshift data warehouse using an Amazon DynamoDB single-table design

Amazon DynamoDB is a fully managed NoSQL service that delivers single-digit millisecond performance at any scale. It’s used by thousands of customers for mission-critical workloads. Typical use cases for DynamoDB are an ecommerce application handling a high volume of transactions, or a gaming application that needs to maintain scorecards for players and games. In traditional […]

Join a streaming data source with CDC data for real-time serverless data analytics using AWS Glue, AWS DMS, and Amazon DynamoDB

Customers have been using data warehousing solutions to perform their traditional analytics tasks. Recently, data lakes have gained lot of traction to become the foundation for analytical solutions, because they come with benefits such as scalability, fault tolerance, and support for structured, semi-structured, and unstructured datasets. Data lakes are not transactional by default; however, there […]

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How Novo Nordisk built distributed data governance and control at scale

This is a guest post co-written with Jonatan Selsing and Moses Arthur from Novo Nordisk. This is the second post of a three-part series detailing how Novo Nordisk, a large pharmaceutical enterprise, partnered with AWS Professional Services to build a scalable and secure data and analytics platform. The first post of this series describes the […]

Accelerate HiveQL with Oozie to Spark SQL migration on Amazon EMR

Many customers run big data workloads such as extract, transform, and load (ETL) on Apache Hive to create a data warehouse on Hadoop. Apache Hive has performed pretty well for a long time. But with advancements in infrastructure such as cloud computing and multicore machines with large RAM, Apache Spark started to gain visibility by […]

Query cross-account Amazon DynamoDB tables using Amazon Athena Federated Query

Amazon DynamoDB is ideal for applications that need a flexible NoSQL database with low read and write latencies and the ability to scale storage and throughput up or down as needed without code changes or downtime. You can use DynamoDB for use cases including mobile apps, gaming, digital ad serving, live voting, audience interaction for live […]

How SOCAR built a streaming data pipeline to process IoT data for real-time analytics and control

August 30, 2023: Amazon Kinesis Data Analytics has been renamed to Amazon Managed Service for Apache Flink. Read the announcement in the AWS News Blog and learn more. SOCAR is the leading Korean mobility company with strong competitiveness in car-sharing. SOCAR has become a comprehensive mobility platform in collaboration with Nine2One, an e-bike sharing service, […]

How a blockchain startup built a prototype solution to solve the need of analytics for decentralized applications with AWS Data Lab

This post is co-written with Dr. Quan Hoang Nguyen, CTO at Fantom Foundation. Here at Fantom Foundation (Fantom), we have developed a high performance, highly scalable, and secure smart contract platform. It’s designed to overcome limitations of the previous generation of blockchain platforms. The Fantom platform is permissionless, decentralized, and open source. The majority of […]

How Plugsurfing doubled performance and reduced cost by 70% with purpose-built databases and AWS Graviton

Plugsurfing aligns the entire car charging ecosystem—drivers, charging point operators, and carmakers—within a single platform. The over 1 million drivers connected to the Plugsurfing Power Platform benefit from a network of over 300,000 charging points across Europe. Plugsurfing serves charging point operators with a backend cloud software for managing everything from country-specific regulations to providing […]

Accelerate Amazon DynamoDB data access in AWS Glue jobs using the new AWS Glue DynamoDB Export connector

June 2023: This post was reviewed and updated for accuracy. Modern data architectures encourage the integration of data lakes, data warehouses, and purpose-built data stores, enabling unified governance and easy data movement. With a modern data architecture on AWS, you can store data in a data lake and use a ring of purpose-built data services […]