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Demistifying DynamoDB Streams



Akshat Vig and Khawaja Shams discuss DynamoDB Streams and what it takes to build an ordered, highly available, durable, performant, and scalable replicated log stream. They explain how event processing systems work and how one can use them to simplify development of a complex distributed system.


Khawaja Shams is the Head of Engineering for NoSQL at Amazon Web Services. Prior to Amazon, he led the Data Services team at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Akshat Vig works in DynamoDB (Amazon Web Services) as Senior Software engineer with 7 years of experience on distributed systems. DynamoDB is low latency, replicated, highly available and highly durable NoSQL database service.

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Mar 25, 2017