SQL to NoSQL Comparison

Today's applications have more demanding requirements than ever before. As a developer, you can start with a small amount of provisioned throughput and gradually increase it as your application becomes more popular. Amazon DynamoDB scales seamlessly to handle very large amounts of data and very large numbers of users.


If you are an application developer, you might have some experience using relational database management systems (RDBMS) and Structured Query Language (SQL). As you begin working with Amazon DynamoDB, you will encounter many similarities, but also many things that are different. This guide will help you better understand common database tasks, comparing and contrasting SQL statements with their equivalent DynamoDB operations.

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