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Category: Amazon DynamoDB

Implementing bulk CSV ingestion to Amazon DynamoDB

This post reviews what solutions exist today for ingesting data into Amazon DynamoDB. It also presents a streamlined solution for bulk ingestion of CSV files into a DynamoDB table from an Amazon S3 bucket and provides an AWS CloudFormation template of the solution for easy deployment into your AWS account. Amazon DynamoDB is a key-value […]

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Running spiky workloads and optimizing costs by more than 90% using Amazon DynamoDB on-demand capacity mode

This is a guest post by Keisuke Utsumi, a Software Engineer with YourCast Inc. In their own words, “YourCast Inc. offers interactive entertainment services to users using a synchronized website with a TV broadcast.” YourCast Inc. provides website and app-based interactive content for TV viewers in Japan. Many of our applications use Amazon DynamoDB as […]

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Restore Amazon DynamoDB backups to different AWS Regions with custom table settings

Amazon DynamoDB backup and restore provides simple, fully automated features to create continuous and on-demand backups of your DynamoDB tables and then restore data from those backups. With point-in-time recovery (PITR), you can create continuous backups of your DynamoDB table data. DynamoDB can back up your data with per-second granularity and restore to any given second […]

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How realtor.com® maximized data upload from Amazon S3 into Amazon DynamoDB

This is a customer post by Arup Ray, VP Data Technology at realtor.com ®, and Daniel Whitehead, AWS Solutions Architect. Arup Ray would like to acknowledge Anil Pillai, Software Development Engineer at Amazon, for his pioneering contributions to this project during his former tenure at realtor.com ® as Senior Principal Data Engineer. realtor.com ®, operated […]

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Building enterprise applications using Amazon DynamoDB, AWS Lambda, and Go

Amazon DynamoDB is a fully managed service that delivers single-digit millisecond performance at any scale. It is fully managed, highly available through behind-the-scene Multi-AZ data replication, supports native write-through caching with Amazon DynamoDB Accelerator (DAX) as well as multiple global secondary indexes. Developers can interact with DynamoDB using the AWS SDK in a rich set […]

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Make a New Year’s resolution: Follow Amazon DynamoDB best practices

As the new year begins, we encourage you to make a resolution to follow Amazon DynamoDB best practices. Following these best practices can help you maximize performance and minimize throughput costs when working with DynamoDB. Click the following links to learn more about each best practice in the DynamoDB documentation. Design and use partition keys […]

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Amazon DynamoDB–related videos and slide decks from AWS re:Invent 2019

This blog post includes links to videos and slide decks of the keynotes and Amazon DynamoDB–related sessions from AWS re:Invent 2019. Video recordings were not made of workshops, chalk talks, and builders sessions. As of the publication of this post, not all of the slide decks are available for download, but we will update this […]

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2019: The year in review for Amazon DynamoDB

Last updated: December 17, 2019 2019 has been another busy year for Amazon DynamoDB. We have released new and updated features that focus on making your experience with the service better than ever in terms of reliability, encryption, speed, scale, and flexibility. The following 2019 releases are organized alphabetically by category and then by dated […]

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Getting started with Amazon DynamoDB

Amazon DynamoDB is a key-value and document database purpose built for single-digit millisecond performance at any scale. It’s a fully managed, multiregion, multimaster database with built-in security, backup and restore, and in-memory caching for internet-scale applications. This post reviews the fundamentals you need to know to get started. We’re going to create a table and […]

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