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Category: Amazon DynamoDB

Diagram shows a Lambda function consuming the DynamoDB streams and interacting with Amazon Comprehend and with Kinesis Firehose.

Integrate your Amazon DynamoDB table with machine learning for sentiment analysis

Amazon DynamoDB is a non-relational database that delivers reliable performance at any scale. It’s a fully managed, multi-Region, multi-active database that provides consistent single-digit millisecond latency and offers built-in security, backup and restore, and in-memory caching. DynamoDB offers a serverless and event-driven architecture, which enables you to use other AWS services to extend DynamoDB capability. […]

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Amazon DynamoDB now supports audit logging and monitoring using AWS CloudTrail

Amazon DynamoDB is a fully managed, multi-Region, multi-active database that delivers reliable performance at any scale. Because of the flexible DynamoDB data model, enterprise-ready features, and industry-leading service level agreement, customers are increasingly moving sensitive workloads to DynamoDB. Regulated industries (e.g., education, media, finance, and healthcare) may require detailed information about data access activity to […]

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Export and analyze Amazon DynamoDB data in an Amazon S3 data lake in Apache Parquet format

Amazon DynamoDB is a key-value and document database that delivers single-digit millisecond performance at any scale. It’s a fully managed, multi-region, multi-active, durable database with built-in security, backup and restore, and in-memory caching for internet-scale applications. DynamoDB can handle more than 10 trillion requests per day and can support peaks of more than 20 million […]

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Safely reduce the cost of your unused Amazon DynamoDB tables using on-demand mode

Imagine that you have thousands of Amazon DynamoDB tables for development and production environments. You want to decommission the tables that nobody uses, because that’s what the AWS Well-Architected Framework recommends for cost saving. How can you find unused tables quickly? Moreover, how to ensure you don’t incur any application availability impact after decommissioning the […]

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Amazon DynamoDB session videos from AWS re:Invent 2020

This blog post includes links to the videos from the keynotes and Amazon DynamoDB sessions presented during AWS re:Invent 2020. This year’s conference was free and completely virtual, and featured 11 sessions about DynamoDB: eight at the advanced level and three at the expert level. To give you some idea of where to start, Rick Houlihan’s […]

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How CyberZ performs read-light operations to display followees’ activities in the timeline using Amazon DynamoDB

About CyberZ CyberZ, Inc. is an advertising agency that was founded in 2009 and specializes in smartphone marketing. At CyberZ, we have developed a wide range of marketing businesses, including advertising on the smartphone and measuring its effectiveness, creation of ads for public transport, and creation of web commercials. We also have branches outside Japan—in […]

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The resulting files were then moved to Amazon S3. 

How Kount migrated a critical workload to Amazon DynamoDB from Cassandra

Database migrations can be challenging projects. With a mix of unique business requirements, specific data models and architectures, and technical risk, these projects often seem daunting. To help tackle these challenges, a team can apply planning, design, and testing methods to help navigate their unique project needs. In this post, Edin Zulich (AWS Principal NoSQL […]

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Cross-account replication with Amazon DynamoDB

Hundreds of thousands of customers use Amazon DynamoDB for mission-critical workloads. In some situations, you may want to migrate your DynamoDB tables into a different AWS account, for example, in the eventuality of a company being acquired by another company. Another use case is adopting a multi-account strategy, in which you have a dependent account […]

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