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AWS DynamoDB Deep Dive

by Ivan Mushketyk

DynamoDB is one of the most widely-used databases in the world. This deep dive course starts with the basics of using DynamoDB and then dives into advanced topics such as update streams, transactions, and best practices.

What you'll learn

With recent advancements in modern technologies, such as the sharp growth of the IoT sector, we need databases that can handle loads that are magnitudes higher than before. AWS DynamoDB is a NoSQL database that addresses these new challenges. It is easy to operate and has a myriad of powerful features. Unlike other databases that require complicated installation and support, DynamoDB allows you to bootstrap a fully-fledged database that can operate on a high scale within minutes. In this course, AWS DynamoDB Deep Dive, you will learn how to develop applications that fully utilize the power of DynamoDB. You will explore how to process a stream of updates to DynamoDB tables in real time, how DynamoDB works under the hood, how to use DynamoDB transactions, how other AWS services integrate with DynamoDB, and how you can use them to get the most out of it. By the end of this course you will have a deeper understanding of DynamoDB, one of the core services which should be studied by anyone who is serious about using AWS.

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About the author

Ivan is a Principal Software Engineer and a Tech Lead who is passionate about Big Data and Cloud Computing. He has worked for numerous big IT companies including Samsung and Amazon Web Services. He is an Open Source enthusiast and has contributed to a number of projects including Gatling and Apache Flink. When he is not writing code or working on a new course, he is probably writing another technical article for his blog.

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