Developer Guide »

Provides a conceptual overview of Amazon DynamoDB and includes detailed development instructions for using the various features.

API Reference »

Describes all the API operations for Amazon DynamoDB in detail. Also provides sample requests, responses, and errors for the supported web services protocols.


Advanced Design Patterns for DynamoDB (59:55)
Amazon DynamoDB Under the Hood (53:42)
Security Best Practices on DynamoDB (45:03)
Amazon DynamoDB transactions (58:51)
Amazon DynamoDB adaptive capacity (1:03:17)
What’s new for Amazon DynamoDB - 2018 Q1 Update (50:00)

Whitepapers and slides

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Join DynamoDB experts for a new live video series dedicated to building data solutions. Come with questions—whether you’re new to DynamoDB or an expert looking to ask deep technical questions.


May 7, 12:00 PM Pacific Time

Scaling Up with DynamoDB

Join cohosts Nick and Randall for Database Deep Dive, a live video series that helps to make sense of everything in the world of databases.

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May 14, 11:00 AM Pacific Time

Intro to NoSQL Data Modeling with DynamoDB, Part 1

In this episode, we cover basic data modeling concepts for NoSQL and DynamoDB. We model a shopping cart to demonstrate the process of design.

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May 28, 11:00 AM Pacific Time

Intro to NoSQL Data Modeling with DynamoDB, Part 2

Learn to use sort keys to model hierarchies, best practices to manage many-to-many relationships, and write sharding to evenly distribute your workload.

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June 11, 11:00 AM Pacific Time

Advanced NoSQL Data Modeling with Amazon DynamoDB

Learn how to model relational data, entities, and relationships in DynamoDB to satisfy various access patterns, and how to make the most of global secondary indexes in DynamoDB.

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June 18, 11:00 AM Pacific Time

Deep Dive: A Real-World, Data-Modeling Use Case

Join DynamoDB experts as they take a relational data model from a real-world use case and demonstrate how to implement it step by step in DynamoDB. Bring your questions!

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July 9, 11:00 AM Pacific Time

Migrating to Amazon DynamoDB from Cassandra

Learn why and how to migrate to DynamoDB from Cassandra. DynamoDB experts show how to plan and carry out such a migration. Questions are answered in real time.

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July 23, 11:00 AM Pacific Time

Implementing an Inventory and Orders Management Data Model

Learn about implementing a data model for an inventory and order management use case with about a dozen access patterns.

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August 6, 11:00 AM Pacific Time

DynamoDB Use Cases in Different Industries

In this episode, you learn how customers use DynamoDB in industries such as gaming, retail and ecommerce, ad tech, and social media.

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August 20, 11:00 AM Pacific Time

Transactions in Amazon DynamoDB

Learn about DynamoDB transactions: what they are, how and why to use them, and when they can help you address specific use cases.

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September 10, 11:00 AM Pacific Time

When Should I Use Amazon DynamoDB and When Amazon DocumentDB?

Join Amazon DocumentDB and DynamoDB experts to learn about the purpose of each service, the use cases that each is best suited for, and when you should use one instead of the other.

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October 1, 11:00 AM Pacific Time

NoSQL Workbench for Amazon DynamoDB

Learn how to use the newly released (in preview) NoSQL Workbench for DynamoDB, a tool with a rich graphical user interface for data modeling, query development, and visualizing data in DynamoDB.

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October 22, 11:00 AM Pacific Time

Estimating the cost of using Amazon DynamoDB

DynamoDB experts explain how to estimate the cost of using DynamoDB so that you can choose cost-effective DynamoDB designs. Our experts share best practices and use concrete examples to explain the step-by-step, cost-estimation process. 

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