Chaos Engineering for DynamoDB

Chaos Engineering for DynamoDB

Published Jul 25, 2020

Amazon DynamoDB is fast, powerful, and intended for high availability. These are all valuable attributes in a data storage solution, but to be useful as advertised, it must be configured thoughtfully.

Learn how to use Chaos Engineering to ensure DynamoDB performs the way you expect.

In this guide, we cover:

  • How to avoid long-running queries by tuning and validating timeout thresholds
  • Configuring DynamoDB for multi-region redundancy and validating failover behavior
  • Implementing DynamoDB Accelerator (DAX) for in-memory caching and verifying it maintains compatibility with your application

Amazon DynamoDB is one of the most popular NoSQL databases and is the data store of choice for many teams running production workloads in AWS.

DynamoDB is capable of being exceptionally fast, powerful, and highly available. In this guide, we’ll show you how to use Chaos Engineering to ensure your DynamoDB deployment lives up to these claims.

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