Amazon DynamoDB

Serverless, NoSQL, fully managed database with single-digit millisecond performance at any scale

Why DynamoDB?

Amazon DynamoDB is a serverless, NoSQL database service that enables you to develop modern applications at any scale. As a serverless database, you only pay for what you use and DynamoDB scales to zero, has no cold starts, no version upgrades, no maintenance windows, no patching, and no downtime maintenance. DynamoDB offers a broad set of security controls and compliance standards. For globally distributed applications, DynamoDB global tables is a multi-Region, multi-active database with a 99.999% availability SLA and increased resilience. DynamoDB reliability is supported with managed backups, point-in-time recovery, and more. With DynamoDB streams, you can build serverless event-driven applications.

Scale and value of DynamoDB

1 million+


½ million+

requests per second delivered for 100s of customers


table size used by 100s of customers

25% lower cost

of equivalent database environments

How it works

Amazon DynamoDB is a serverless, NoSQL, fully managed database service with single-digit millisecond response times at any scale, enabling you to develop and run modern applications while only paying for what you use.

Use cases

Build internet-scale applications supporting user-content metadata and caches that require high concurrency and connections for millions of users and millions of requests per second.
Scale throughput and concurrency for media and entertainment workloads such as real-time video streaming and interactive content, and deliver lower latency with multi-Region replication across AWS Regions.
Use design patterns for deploying shopping carts, workflow engines, inventory tracking, and customer profiles. DynamoDB supports high-traffic, extreme-scaled events and can handle millions of queries per second.
Focus on driving innovation with no operational overhead. Build out your game platform with player data, session history, and leaderboards for millions of concurrent users.