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Programming with Dynamo DB – Level 3


Duration: 2 Days


Programming with Dynamo DB - Level 3 is for anyone who want to explore the world of NoSQL databases & dig deeper into DynamoDb which is a NoSQL database offering from Amazon Web Services.

It will help you understand fundamental concepts of DynamoDb Architecture, designing the database for specific use cases & performing database activities along with hands on exercises to strengthen the concepts.

DynamoDb is a key-pair type NoSQL database which is fully managed & highly scalable. It can give you desired read / write rate consistently regardless of the size of database.

Why learn about programming with DynamoDb?

  • NoSQL is gaining lot of momentum in today’s world where data is growing at very fast rate. Dynamodb provid...Read more


  • What is DynamoDb & how it can help with large size of data
  • Fundamental knowledge of NoSQL
  • How to create Tables & manage capacity
  • Guideline for working with Items
  • Understanding consistency models for Reading / Writing to table.
  • Performing Query & Scan Operations
  • Working with Indexes
  • Best Practices for designing & working with DynamoDb

Who Should Attend

  • A developer who wants to learn NoSQL databases, but don’t know where to start
  • A team that is struggling with fast growing data in their traditional database systems
  • A team that has decided to migrate from a RDBMS to Non relational database systems but needs help getting started


  • This is NOT a beginners AWS class. Prior experience with AWS in necessary.
  • AWS Level-2 course offered by CloudThat Technologies
  • Hand-on experience in S3, EC2, ELB, RDS, Auto-Scaling
  • Prior experience of working with any database system

Course Outline


  • Introduction to AWS Services {EC2, DynamoDB}
  • CAP Theorem
  • Eventual consistency
  • Consistent Hashing
  • Understanding NoSQL Databases



  • Working with Tables
  • Specifying primary key
  • Hash Primary Key
  • Hash and Range Primary Key
  • Specifying read and write requirements for table
  • Capacity Units
  • Guidelines for working with tables
  • Table best practices



  • Working with Items
  • Conditional writes
  • Reads and Consistent Reads
  • Guidelines for working with Items
  • Item best practices


Query and Scan Operations

  • Overview of Query and Scan
  • Parallel Scan
  • Guidelines for Query and Scan
  • Query and Scan best practices


Local Secondary Indexes (LSI)

  • Introduction to LSI
  • Attribute projections
  • Guidelines for creation of secondary indexes
  • LSI best practices

About The Trainer

Bhavesh Goswami
Co-Founder & CEO

2204524-12Bhavesh Goswami the Co-Founder & CEO of CloudThat Technologies, is a leading expert in Cloud Computing space with over a decade of experience. He was in the initial development team of Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) at Amazon Web Services (AWS) in Seattle. He honed his Cloud Computing skills at Amazon where he helped ship the first version of S3 in 2006. Later he moved to Microsoft after over three years at Amazon to take up the challenge to help manage Cosmos, the Cloud storage and Big Data computational engine that power all of the Microsoft’s Online Services, including Bing.

 In 2010, after living in USA over 10 years, he came to India in search of a challenge. He realized that the rapidly changing technology landscape and the busy schedule of IT professionals were not conducive to acquire new skills. Thus, he started CloudThat Technologies, a company focused on quickly empowering professionals & corporates on Cloud & Big Data through training & consulting services. He has personally trained over 1000 people on various Cloud technologies like AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google App Engine and more since early 2012.

Bhavesh has spoken at various Cloud and Big Data conferences and events like ‘7th Cloud Computing & Big Data’ and have been the Key Note Speaker at ‘International Conference on Computer Communication and Informatics’. He has authored numerous research papers and patents in various fields. He is passionate about technology and keeps the company up to date on latest Cloud technologies & market trends.

 Bhavesh earned MS in Computer Science from University of South Florida, where he was awarded Scholarships for Teaching Assistantship and Research Assistantship in 2003. He gained his Bachelor of Engineering in Information Technology from Nirma University in 2001.

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Participants will need to purchase the certificate exam voucher separately if they want to get certified by AWS.

Dates & Venue:

City Course Dates
Bengaluru (Bangalore) to be announced soon


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