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Questions tagged [dynamodb]

Amazon DynamoDB is a NoSQL Database featured as a part of the AWS.

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How does an encrypted DynamoDB (the same question applies to RDS as well) query work?

I am trying to understand whether the primary key is encrypted when I choose to encrypt in rest for AWS DynamoDB If the primary key is encrypted, how does a primary-key look up get performed under ...
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Insert into DynamoDB when data has different attributes

Is there any way dynamodb can handle dynamic attributes? Depending on the request, I need to store different web query parameters in the same table. What I want to do is like this, if I make a java ...
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After modifying the throughput of a DynamoDB table, where can I see the new throughput value before it gets active?

After modifying the throughput of a table in DynamoDB, the "Modify Throughput" is greyed out: Where can I see the new throughput value before it gets active? Sometimes it takes a while for a ...
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NoSql - Dynamo db - when do you need multiple tables?

I'm experienced in RDBMS, but new to NoSql. This aws dynamodb design advice says that "most well designed applications require only one table". I'm trying to wrap my head around that. I don't see a ...
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Most effective way of logging user query activity

We are logging and permanently storing all the queries performed about private persons in our database. Due to GDPR we need to be able to show all the entities who have requested personal data and the ...
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DynamoDB query by flag which tells if it's time to re-process the item

I have a table of stuff and some of it needs to be processed with cron daily or every minute. On SQL table I would add column last_time_processed and save timestamp in it. The query would take rows ...
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DynamoDB how to best perform != query?

Within the key-value, hash-table DynamoDB we can only query for partition keys and optionally for a sorting key. My Question is: If a Table A has items with primary partition attribute aId and I've ...
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most efficient way to deal with real time gps data. S3 vs dynamoDB vs postgres

I have an application that is very write heavy. It saves GPS data every second. The way I handle it at the moment is to store the data locally and upload it to s3 every 5 minutes. The database (...
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replication type of dynamodb

What is the replication type of the DynamoDB system? Like is it master slave, peer to peer, multi master, or something else. I know that that for global tables, DynamoDB has cross replication with ...
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AWS DMS attribute-type list into DynamoDB?

I'm trying to use AWS DMS (Database Migration Service) to load data from a .csv file stored into S3 to AWS DynamoDB. One of the columns (the last one) in the csv file is a list. Sample data: ...
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History of the provisioned write capacity in DynamoDB beyond the last two weeks

Is there any way to see the history of the provisioned write capacity for a DynamoDB table beyond the last two weeks? When I go to the Amazon AWS console, select a DynamoDB table and look at the ...
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Column order in a DynamoDB table browsed through RazorSQL

I use RazorSQL to navigate in a DynamoDB database. What's the rationale behind the column order? I am asking as the import tool uses the same order (which means if I import a CSV file it needs to be ...
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optimal (price) solution in aws for write-heavy read-infrequently key/value store?

Apologies in advance if this question is too vague. Admins: feel free to delete if so. Background: Copious amounts of user activity data streamed to S3 File size ~32 MB Record size ~1k; format = ...