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How to use Amazon DynamoDB global tables to power multiregion architectures

More and more, AWS customers want to make their applications available to globally dispersed users by deploying their application in multiple AWS Regions. These global users expect fast application performance. In this post, I describe how to use Amazon DynamoDB to power the database of a global backend deployed in multiple AWS Regions. I use […]

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Intuit story: Automate migration from on-premises MySQL to Amazon Aurora

Databases are core to many of our applications at Intuit. The database team has been working out which architecture to standardize on and what run books and tools to build in order to migrate and then operate in the cloud. We realized that the fastest way to resolve our questions would be to take one of our existing on-premises applications and run it through an actual migration to Amazon Aurora.

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How to use the new Amazon DynamoDB key diagnostics library to visualize and understand your application’s traffic patterns

Today, we released the Amazon DynamoDB key diagnostics library, which enables you to view graphs and dashboards of your most accessed database items. A DynamoDB table can be used in two different capacity modes—provisioned and on-demand. DynamoDB automatically supports your access patterns as long as the traffic against a given item does not exceed 3,000 […]

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How to solve some common challenges faced while migrating from Oracle to PostgreSQL

Companies are experiencing exponential data growth year-over-year. Scaling the databases and the hardware infrastructure to keep up is becoming more and more challenging. If your workloads just are not suitable for non-relational data stores, how do you overcome the scaling challenges without spending tons of money in managing the underlying infrastructure? Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL and Amazon […]

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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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Wednesday, November 28: Amazon DynamoDB sessions and workshops at re:Invent

Updated: Added DAT374, which takes place at 7:00 PM today. 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. Wednesday, November 28 11:30 AM DAT325 – How Oath […]

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