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Craig Liebendorfer

Author: Craig Liebendorfer

I write for and work with other authors who write for the AWS Database Blog. I previously owned and edited the AWS Security Blog for 3+ years.

Your guide to Amazon DynamoDB sessions, workshops, and chalk talks at AWS re:Invent 2019

AWS re:Invent 2019 is almost here! This post includes a complete list of Amazon DynamoDB sessions, workshops, and chalk talks at AWS re:Invent 2019. Use the information on this page to help schedule your conference week in Las Vegas this year. If you still haven’t registered for re:Invent and need some help convincing your manager, consider […]

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Resolve to follow Amazon DynamoDB best practices in 2019

We recommend that you follow Amazon DynamoDB best practices in 2019 to help you maximize the performance and optimize the costs of your mission-critical workloads when working with DynamoDB. This post highlights DynamoDB content that will help you keep such a resolution. Design and use partition keys effectively The primary key that uniquely identifies each […]

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The most-viewed AWS Database Blog posts in 2018

The following 10 posts were the most viewed AWS Database Blog posts that we published during 2018. You can use this list as a guide to catch up on your Database Blog reading, or read a post again that you found particularly useful. Query your AWS database from your serverless application How the AWS Schema […]

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Friday, November 30: Amazon DynamoDB sessions at re:Invent

This blog post includes the Amazon DynamoDB sessions, workshops, and chalk talks taking place today at AWS re:Invent 2018. You also can see this list in the live session catalog. Follow us on @DynamoDB for re:Invent and other tweets. Friday, November 30 11:30 AM DAT352-R – Migrate Your Nonrelational Database to AWS In this session, learn how […]

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Amazon DynamoDB–related content from AWS re:Invent 2018

This blog post includes links to video recordings of the Amazon DynamoDB-related keynotes, announcements, and sessions from AWS re:Invent 2018. Video recordings were not made of workshops, chalk talks, or builders sessions. The keynotes AWS re:Invent 2018 Keynote with Andy Jassy (Wednesday, November 28) Among other topics in his keynote, AWS CEO Andy Jassy discusses DynamoDB on-demand. […]

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Thursday, November 29: Amazon DynamoDB sessions and workshops at re:Invent

This blog post includes the Amazon DynamoDB sessions, workshops, and chalk talks taking place today at AWS re:Invent 2018. You also can see this list in the live session catalog. Follow us on @DynamoDB for re:Invent and other tweets. Thursday, November 29 1:00 PM DAT352-R – Migrate Your Nonrelational Database to AWS In this session, learn how to […]

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Amazon DynamoDB On-Demand – No Capacity Planning and Pay-Per-Request Pricing

Just a few years ago, creating a database that could support your business at any scale while providing consistent low latency was a daunting task. That changed in 2012 with Werner Vogels’ blog post announcing Amazon DynamoDB. Amazon DynamoDB was built on the principles in the original Dynamo paper that Amazon published in 2007. Over the years, lots of […]

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New – Amazon DynamoDB Transactions

Over the years, customers have used Amazon DynamoDB for lots of different use cases, from building microservices and mobile backends to implementing gaming and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. For example, Capital One uses DynamoDB to reduce the latency of their mobile applications by moving their mainframe transactions to a serverless architecture. Tinder migrated user data to DynamoDB with zero downtime, to get […]

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