Gaining NoSQL Access Using DynamoDB
IN THIS CHAPTER
Understanding the DynamoDB differences
Getting and configuring DynamoDB
Creating a simple database
Performing queries using various techniques
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.