• Fast nosql: mobile, web, gaming, ad-tech, IoT, etc.

  • Low latency to applications.

  • Expensive for writes, cheaper for reads.

  • Stored on SSD

  • Spread across 3 geographicall distinct data centres (AZs)

  • dynamodb read/write capacity scales on the fly, no downtimes

  • eventual consisten reads

    • consistency acorss all copies of data is within a second (best read performance)
  • strongly consisten reads

    • returns the results that reflects all writes were successful, prior the read


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  • based throughput capacity (write/read)
    • read capacity units billed un blocks of 50 per unit
    • write capacity units billed un blocks of 10 per unit