Gaining NoSQL Access Using DynamoDB
IN THIS CHAPTER
Defining the DynamoDB service feature set
Performing the DynamoDB setup
Creating the first practice database
Asking the practice database questions
The Structured Query Language (SQL) associated with relational databases (those that use tables of related data) makes up the bulk of Database Management System (DBMS) applications today. Using Relational DBMS (RDBMS) strategies makes sense for most kinds of data because information such as accounting, customer records, inventory, and a vast array of other business information naturally lends itself to the tabular form, in which columns describe the individual data elements and rows contain the individual records.