AWS Database Blog

Category: Amazon DynamoDB

Choosing the Right DynamoDB Partition Key

Note from May 21, 2018: The guidance in this blog post is no longer current. We are working to update the post, but in the meantime, see NoSQL Design for DynamoDB for current guidance. Gowri Balasubramanian is a solutions architect at Amazon Web Services This blog post will cover important considerations and strategies for choosing the […]

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Introducing Cost Allocation Tags for Amazon DynamoDB

Nitin Sagar is a senior product manager for DynamoDB. You can now add tags to your Amazon DynamoDB tables. Tags are simple, user-customizable key and value pairs that are supported by many AWS services. Tagging for DynamoDB provides fine-grained visibility into your DynamoDB bill. You can assign tags to your tables and see cost breakouts […]

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Amazon DynamoDB at AWS re:Invent 2016—Wrap-Up

Vrutik Ghai is a product manager at Amazon Web Services We wrapped up an exciting AWS re:Invent. It was great to interact with current and future Amazon DynamoDB customers and hear their feedback and suggestions. Multiple re:Invent breakout sessions highlighted DynamoDB. These sessions consisted of deep dives, best practices, and customer talks with real-life examples […]

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Should Your DynamoDB Table Be Normalized or Denormalized?

Note from May 21, 2018: The guidance in this blog post is no longer current. We are working to update the post, but in the meantime, see NoSQL Design for DynamoDB for current guidance. Gowri Balasubramanian is a solutions architect for Amazon Web Services. In the context of databases, the term normalization refers to the process […]

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