DynamoDB Terminology

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In this lesson, you will learn the basics of Amazon DynamoDB, which is a fully managed, serverless, key-value NoSQL database.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this lesson, you will have a greater understanding of Amazon DynamoDB, including:

  • What the service does and the benefit it provides
  • When to use the service 
  • Basic DynamoDB terminology 
  • How it relates to other databases
  • How to interact with the database using the DynamoDB API

Intended Audience

  • Those who are interested in an introductory lesson on Amazon DynamoDB
  • Those looking to take an AWS certification, such as the AWS Certified Developer - Associate Certification

Prerequisites 

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