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Mastering DynamoDB by Tanmay Deshpande

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Chapter 1. Getting Started

Amazon DynamoDB is a fully managed, cloud-hosted, NoSQL database. It provides fast and predictable performance with the ability to scale seamlessly. It allows you to store and retrieve any amount of data, serving any level of network traffic without having any operational burden. DynamoDB gives numerous other advantages like consistent and predictable performance, flexible data modeling, and durability.

With just few clicks on the Amazon Web Services console, you are able create your own DynamoDB table and scale up or scale down provision throughput without taking down your application even for a millisecond. DynamoDB uses Solid State Disks (SSD) to store the data which confirms the durability of the work you are doing. ...

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