Scaling Up Cloud App Performance Using Amazon DynamoDB

Posted By : Anirudh Bhardwaj | 03-May-2020

Scaling Up Cloud App Performance Using Amazon DynamoDB

DynamoDB is a fully managed NoSQL database service from Amazon that can handle an increasing amount of data and services with minimal latency. It is a multi-region and multimaster database that delivers single-digit millisecond performance at any scale. Amazon DynamoDB is capable of handling over 10 trillion requests each day. At the same time, it can receive up to 20 million requests per second from a vast number of entities. Besides, it renders support for popular high-level programming languages such as Java, Swift, JavaScript, Python, .NET, and PHP. The developers who are proficient at using these languages can easily interact with DynamoDB using dedicated AWS SDKs. 


Several prominent organizations worldwide are using AWS DynamoDB to effectively scale and optimize their app performance. Having said that, let’s explore the key enterprise benefits of using DynamoDB and why companies invest in this scalable cloud service. 


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Enterprise Benefits of Using Amazon DynamoDB

A large number of startups, SMEs, and large-scale companies have chosen Amazon DynamoDB to scale their cross-industry enterprise applications. Below are the main benefits that enterprises can avail by implementing DynamoDB in their mission-critical business processes.


Performance At Scale

DynamoDB is a fast and flexible NoSQL database service that provides consistent, single-digit millisecond response times at any scale. It enables businesses to build scalable cloud applications with unlimited data throughput and storage capacity. With DynamoDB, you can gain fast, local access to data as it replicates your data across multiple AWS channels for better accessibility.

Serverless Architecture

DynamoDB is a serverless database service from Amazon that uses a cloud-based architecture to develop, scale, and manage varied business applications. It automatically scales the application to maintain consistent performance with minimal complexities. Besides, you get built-in fault tolerance capabilities, and you are charged on a pay-as-you-go basis. 


Instant Backup and Restore

DynamoDB enables organizations to build business-critical applications at scale with ACID support for seamless transactions. Furthermore, you can create data backups that add up to hundreds of terabytes with minimal impact on your data tables. In addition, you can restore these backups easily within 35 days without any downtime or latency.  


Auto Scaling

Amazon DynamoDB enables you to build high-quality web applications that can automatically scale up and down to maintain consistent performance. It also eliminates the need for maintaining servers as the applications run on the AWS cloud.


Mobile Backends

You can build interactive, cross-platform web and mobile applications using DynamicDB in combination with AWS AppSync, a fully managed GraphQL service. Using DynamoDB with AppSync enables enterprises to avail many benefits such as real-time data synchronization and offline programming features.



Using DynamoDB, you can also develop scalable and reusable microservices with a serverless architecture that improves performance and consistency.


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These were some compelling reasons for using DynamoDB to scale app performances and address database challenges with a serverless architecture. Thousands of startups, SMEs, and Fortune 500 companies actively use Amazon DynamoDB to handle their complex data processing and app scaling tasks. Furthermore, Amazon DynamoDB finds a majority of its applications and use cases in industries like Finance, Retail, Ad Tech, Gaming, Media, and Entertainment.


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Anirudh Bhardwaj

Anirudh is a Content Strategist and Marketing Specialist who possess strong analytical skills and problem solving capabilities to tackle complex project tasks. Having considerable experience in the technology industry, he produces and proofreads insightful content on next-gen technologies like AI, blockchain, ERP, big data, IoT, and immersive AR/VR technologies. In addition to formulating content strategies for successful project execution, he has got ample experience in handling WordPress/PHP-based projects (delivering from scratch with UI/UX design, content, SEO, and quality assurance). Anirudh is proficient at using popular website tools like GTmetrix, Pagespeed Insights, ahrefs, GA3/GA4, Google Search Console, ChatGPT, Jira, Trello, Postman (API testing), and many more. Talking about the professional experience, he has worked on a range of projects including Wethio Blockchain, BlocEdu, NowCast, IT Savanna, Canine Concepts UK, and more.

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