Amazon DynamoDB is a fast and flexible NoSQL database service for all applications that need consistent, single-digit millisecond latency at any scale. It is a fully managed cloud database and supports both document and key-value store models. Its flexible data model and reliable performance make it a great fit for mobile, web, gaming, ad tech, IoT, and many other applications. Start today by downloading the local version of DynamoDB, then read our Getting Started Guide.
Forrester Research positions Amazon Web Services in the Leaders Category of the Forrester Wave Big Data NoSQL, Q3. According to Forrester, Amazon DynamoDB is the most popular NoSQL cloud database. Learn why DynamoDB has proven to be a cost-effective NoSQL database solution for three organizations interviewed by IDC.
Fast, Consistent Performance
Amazon DynamoDB is designed to deliver consistent, fast performance at any scale for all applications. Average service-side latencies are typically single-digit milliseconds. As your data volumes grow and application performance demands increase, Amazon DynamoDB uses automatic partitioning and SSD technologies to meet your throughput requirements and deliver low latencies at any scale. Learn more »
When creating a table, simply specify how much request capacity you require. If your throughput requirements change, simply update your table's request capacity using the AWS Management Console or the Amazon DynamoDB APIs. Amazon DynamoDB manages all the scaling behind the scenes, and you are still able to achieve your prior throughput levels while scaling is underway. Learn more »
Amazon DynamoDB is a fully managed cloud NoSQL database service – you simply create a database table, set your throughput, and let the service handle the rest. You no longer need to worry about database management tasks such as hardware or software provisioning, setup and configuration, software patching, operating a reliable, distributed database cluster, or partitioning data over multiple instances as you scale. Learn more »
Fine-grained Access Control
Amazon DynamoDB integrates with AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) for fine-grained access control for users within your organization. You can assign unique security credentials to each user and control each user's access to services and resources. Learn more »
Amazon DynamoDB supports both document and key-value data structures, giving you the flexibility to design the best architecture that is optimal for your application. Learn more »
You can create responsive games for mobile, console, and desktop with DynamoDB. Store and query Amazon Lumberyard game data such as player state, high scores, or world dynamic content through Cloud Canvas. Developing a successful mobile game is about more than just the game: DynamoDB integrates with the AWS Mobile SDK and a broad set of AWS services for user authentication, downloadable content, and social features. Reference Architecture: Diagram
“With Zynga Poker, we moved a MySQL farm, which required dedicated in-house resources to manage, over to Amazon DynamoDB, which is a fully managed service. It’s resulted in dramatically reduced operational overhead," said Zynga Chief Information Officer, Dorion Carroll. Read the story »