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Mastering DynamoDB by Tanmay Deshpande

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Summary

In this chapter, we have seen the design specifications of DynamoDB, various techniques like a quorum approach, gossip protocols, ring membership, and Merkle trees, and their implementation and benefits in developing such a brilliant system. We can see the efforts put in by the Amazon engineering team and their focus on each and every minute detail of architecture and its execution.

As I had said earlier, DynamoDB was the real inspiration for many NoSQL databases, such as Riak and Cassandra. Now, that you have understood the architectural details of DynamoDB, you can check out the architecture of previously mentioned databases and see the similarities and differences.

This chapter was an effort to simplify the information given by Amazon ...

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