AWS Database Blog

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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AWS Database Migration Service improves migration speeds by adding support for parallel full load and new LOB migration mechanisms

We’re happy to introduce AWS DMS replication engine version 3.1.2. The new version includes a better UX and performance improvements that were requested by many customers. We listened and delivered on our promise to make DMS better. In this blog post, I’ll cover few key new features. For the entire list, see the AWS DMS […]

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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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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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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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Tuesday, November 27: 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. Tuesday, November 27 8:30 AM DAT404-R – Advanced Design Patterns for Amazon DynamoDB – Workshop This hands-on […]

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