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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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Monday, November 26: 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. Monday, November 26 11:30 AM DAT365 – Separating Fact from Fiction: Amazon DynamoDB Scaling and Adaptive Capacity […]

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Using Sort Keys to Organize Data in Amazon DynamoDB

It’s easy to start filling an Amazon DynamoDB table with data. However, without forethought about organizing your data, you can limit your data-retrieval options later. Data organization and planning for data retrieval are critical steps when designing a table. Without proper data organization, the only options for retrieving data are retrieval by partition key or […]

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Your guide to Amazon DynamoDB sessions, workshops, and chalk talks at AWS re:Invent 2018

AWS re:Invent 2018 is almost here! This post includes a complete list of Amazon DynamoDB sessions, workshops, and chalk talks at AWS re:Invent 2018. Use the information on this page to help schedule your conference week in Las Vegas this year. If you still haven’t registered for re:Invent and need some help convincing your manager, consider […]

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Amazon DynamoDB highlights from the last 18 months you may have missed

Amazon DynamoDB is a nonrelational database that delivers reliable performance at any scale. It’s a fully managed, multiregion, multimaster database that provides consistent single-digit millisecond latency, and offers built-in security, backup and restore, and in-memory caching. This blog post recaps DynamoDB highlights from the last 18 months. Read this post to learn how to fuel your […]

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Migrate Apache Cassandra databases to Amazon DynamoDB more easily

Customers tell us that migrating data between different database engines—also known as a heterogeneous migration—can be challenging and time consuming. Some customers such as Samsung had to figure out on their own how to migrate their Apache Cassandra databases to Amazon DynamoDB (see Moving a Galaxy into the Cloud: Best Practices from Samsung on Migrating […]

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Simplify Amazon DynamoDB data extraction and analysis by using AWS Glue and Amazon Athena

More than 100,000 AWS customers have chosen Amazon DynamoDB for mobile, web, gaming, ad tech, IoT, and many other applications. For example, Duolingo uses DynamoDB to store 31 billion items in tables that reach 24,000 read capacity units per second and 3,300 write capacity units per second. DynamoDB can address a wide variety of applications […]

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How Amazon DynamoDB adaptive capacity accommodates uneven data access patterns (or, why what you know about DynamoDB might be outdated)

May 24, 2019, update: Amazon DynamoDB adaptive capacity is now instant, instead of having a 5–30 minute reaction time. Instant adaptive capacity is now on by default for all DynamoDB tables and global secondary indexes.   Amazon DynamoDB is a nonrelational database with high performance at any scale. It is a fully managed service that […]

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How SGK simplified the data structure of a highly dynamic workload by migrating from an RDBMS to Amazon DynamoDB

Many database solutions are available today, and choosing the right one for your use case can be difficult. Recently, NoSQL databases have been widely adopted for real-time web applications. Amazon DynamoDB is an example of a NoSQL database that is optimized to yield significant flexibility and performance benefits over a traditional relational database management system […]

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