DynamoDB is a fully-managed NoSQL database service designed to deliver fast and predictable performance. It uses the Dynamo model in the essence of its design, and improves those features. It began as a way to manage website scalability challenges presented by the holiday season load. This tutorial introduces you to key DynamoDB concepts necessary for creating and deploying a highly-scalable and performance-focused database.
This tutorial targets IT professionals, students, and management professionals who want a solid grasp of essential DynamoDB concepts.
After completing this tutorial, you will achieve intermediate expertise in DynamoDB, and easily build on your knowledge to solve more challenging problems.
This tutorial assumes general knowledge of database technology, programming, Java or Java-like programming languages, and querying languages. It also assumes familiarity with typical database operations in an application.