Tag: DynamoDB

Amazon DynamoDB: 10 Things You Should Know

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Chandan Patra
June 11, 2019

Amazon DynamoDB is a managed NoSQL service with strong consistency and predictable performance that shields users from the complexities of manual s...

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Inside the Cloud – Episode 2: Amazon DynamoDB, Redshift, and RDS

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Cloud Academy Team
September 5, 2017

It’s all about Amazon Web Services databases in our second episode of Inside the Cloud!In case you missed the announcement earlier this month, ...

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Monitoring DynamoDB with CloudWatch

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Sudhi Seshachala
November 18, 2016

DynamoDB and Cloudwatch monitoring: Amazon Web Services recently introduced a feature to integrate its DynamoDB and CloudWatch components. This fea...

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Working with Amazon DynamoDB: New Course

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Paul Carlstroem
April 26, 2016

A fantastic new course from an exciting new instructor We proudly announce a new course Working with Amazon DynamoDB from a new instructor, Ryan P...

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The DynamoDB-Caused AWS Outage: What We Have Learned

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Chandan Patra
October 9, 2015

Over the course of a few hours this past September 20, some of the Internet's most popular sites like Netflix, Airbnb, and IMDb - along with other ...

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Amazon Introducing Some Interesting New DynamoDB Features

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Andrea Colangelo
October 10, 2014

DynamoDB is a managed NoSQL service in the AWS family. Both the key-value and the document data model are available, and other DynamoDB features in...

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Membership and Failure Detection in DynamoDB: An Inside Look Into NoSQL, Part 7

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47Line Technologies
August 28, 2014

This is a guest post from 47Line Technologies.In our previous post, How to handle failures in DynamoDB – An inside look into NoSQL, we discusse...

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How to Handle Failures in DynamoDB – An Inside Look Into NoSQL, Part 6

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47Line Technologies
July 30, 2014

This is a guest post from 47Line Technologies.In Data Versioning with DynamoDB – An inside look into NoSQL, Part 5, we spoke about data version...

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Data Versioning With DynamoDB – NoSQL, Part 5

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47Line Technologies
July 15, 2014

In DynamoDB: Replication and Partitioning – Part 4, we talked about partitioning and replication in detail. We introduced consistent hashing, virtu...

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DynamoDB: Replication and Partitioning – Part 4

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47Line Technologies
July 1, 2014

In our previous post on DynamoDB, An Inside Look Into NoSQL, we mentioned the various distributed techniques used while architecting NoSQL data sto...

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Andrew Larkin
— August 7, 2019

Disadvantages of Cloud Computing

If you want to deliver digital services of any kind, you’ll need to estimate all types of resources, not the least of which are CPU, memory, storage, and network connectivity. Which resources you choose for your delivery —  cloud-based or local — is up to you. But you’ll definitely want...

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Andrew Larkin
— March 20, 2020

The 12 AWS Certifications: Which is Right for You and Your Team?

As companies increasingly shift workloads to the public cloud, cloud computing has moved from a nice-to-have to a core competency in the enterprise. This shift requires a new set of skills to design, deploy, and manage applications in cloud computing.As the market leader and most ma...

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Albert Qian
— November 13, 2019

Advantages and Disadvantages of Microservices Architecture

What are microservices? Let's start our discussion by setting a foundation of what microservices are. Microservices are a way of breaking large software projects into loosely coupled modules, which communicate with each other through simple Application Programming Interfaces (APIs). ...

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Joe Nemer
Joe Nemer
— June 18, 2019

AWS Certification Practice Exam: What to Expect from Test Questions

If you’re building applications on the AWS cloud or looking to get started in cloud computing, certification is a way to build deep knowledge in key services unique to the AWS platform. AWS currently offers 11 certifications that cover major cloud roles including Solutions Architect, De...

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Stuart Scott
— April 27, 2020

AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate: A Study Guide

Want to take a really impactful step in your technical career? Explore the AWS Solutions Architect Associate certificate. Its new version (SAA-C02) was released on March 23, 2020, though you can still take SAA-C01 through July 1, 2020. This post will focus on version SAA-C02.The AWS...

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Jeremy Cook
— April 13, 2019

S3 FTP: Build a Reliable and Inexpensive FTP Server Using Amazon’s S3

Is it possible to create an S3 FTP file backup/transfer solution, minimizing associated file storage and capacity planning administration headache? FTP (File Transfer Protocol) is a fast and convenient way to transfer large files over the Internet. You might, at some point, have config...

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Nitheesh Poojary
— March 26, 2019

How DNS Works – the Domain Name System (Part One)

Before migrating domains to Amazon's Route53, we should first make sure we properly understand how DNS works While we'll get to AWS's Route53 Domain Name System (DNS) service in the second part of this series, I thought it would be helpful to first make sure that we properly understand...

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Stefano Bellasio
Stefano Bellasio
— January 23, 2020

Learn Cloud Computing: Prerequisites

What are the prerequisites and requirements to learn cloud computing? This is the first article in a series to introduce our members to the prerequisites to learning cloud computing. This was a question I was emailed countless times from our users, and while we have Learning Paths, AWS...

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Michael Sheehy
— August 19, 2019

What Exactly Is a Cloud Architect and How Do You Become One?

One of the buzzwords surrounding the cloud that I'm sure you've heard is "Cloud Architect." In this article, I will outline my understanding of what a cloud architect does and I'll analyze the skills and certifications necessary to become one. I will also list some of the types of jobs ...

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Joe Nemer
Joe Nemer
— August 6, 2019

Google Cloud vs AWS: A Comparison (or can they be compared?)

The "Google Cloud vs AWS" argument used to be a common discussion among our members, but is this still really a thing? You may already know that there are three major players in the public cloud platforms arena: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP)...

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Jeremy Cook
— September 17, 2019

Cloud Migration Risks & Benefits

If you’re like most businesses, you already have at least one workload running in the cloud. However, that doesn’t mean that cloud migration is right for everyone. While cloud environments are generally scalable, reliable, and highly available, those won’t be the only considerations dri...

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Thomas Mitchell
— July 14, 2017

How I Prepared for the 70-533 Azure Exam

I have been an IT Professional for over two decades.  In that time, I have seen and experienced many changes in the IT landscape. Such changes included the move away from Novell to a fledgling company called Microsoft, the shift to something called Active Directory, and the explosion of...

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