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Your guide to Amazon DynamoDB sessions at AWS re:Invent 2022

AWS re:Invent 2022 is almost here! This post includes a complete list of sessions dedicated to Amazon DynamoDB at re:Invent, November 28 through December 2, 2022. Use the information on this page to help schedule your conference week in Las Vegas this year.

Level 200—Intermediate

Dive deep into Amazon DynamoDB using design puzzles

DAT203-R, Chalk Talk
Monday, November 28, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Wednesday (repeat), November 30, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Robert McCauley, Senior DynamoDB Specialist SA, AWS
Jason Hunter, Principal DynamoDB Specialist SA, AWS

In this chalk talk, dive deep into how Amazon DynamoDB works at scale by collaboratively solving a few seemingly simple but actually complex design puzzles. By understanding how DynamoDB operates, learn how you can look beyond the obvious solution to find a more effective and scalable one.

How Fidelity Investments and Reltio modernized with Amazon DynamoDB

DAT213, Breakout Session
Tuesday, November 29, 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM

Dennis Healy, Director, Software Engineering Development, Fidelity Investments
Udi Hershkovich, Principal DynamoDB WW GTM Specialist, AWS
Manish Sood, CEO, Founder and Chairman, Reltio

When two industry leaders started their application modernization journey, both chose Amazon DynamoDB. In this session, learn how they embraced DynamoDB as their non-relational, serverless database solution. Learn how Fidelity modernized their live trade execution and order routing workload from Oracle to DynamoDB, and increased resiliency through a multi-Region architecture with global tables. Discover how Reltio, a cloud-native real-time master data management SaaS company, adopted DynamoDB to meet growth demands for a subset of their microservices, followed by a migration from Apache Cassandra.

Level 300—Advanced

Deploy modern and effective data models with Amazon DynamoDB

DAT320, Breakout Session
Monday, November 28, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Amrith Kumar, DynamoDB Senior Principal Engineer, AWS
Alex DeBrie, Principal, DeBrie Advisory

In this session, AWS Data Hero Alex DeBrie and Amazon DynamoDB Senior Principal Engineer Amrith Kumar walk you through key data modeling concepts for DynamoDB and share why DynamoDB architecture and implementation can help your applications scale seamlessly from 30 to 300 million customers while maintaining consistent, single-digit millisecond performance.

Cost optimization for Amazon DynamoDB

DAT315-R, Chalk Talk
Monday, November 29, 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM
Friday (repeat), December 2, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM

Sean Shriver, Senior DynamoDB Specialist SA, AWS
Udi Hershkovich, Principal DynamoDB WW GTM Specialist, AWS

As applications that use Amazon DynamoDB grow in traffic and size, developers want to understand the methodologies they can use to optimize costs. Cost optimization can be done both in the design phase and during operations. In this chalk talk, learn how to model and measure costs, and discover cost-optimization tools that can help you along the way.

Migrate from a relational database to Amazon DynamoDB

DAT306, Chalk Talk
Tuesday, November 29, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Robert McCauley, Senior DynamoDB Specialist SA, AWS
Jason Hunter, Principal DynamoDB Specialist SA, AWS

In this chalk talk, learn the process and considerations that go into migration from a relational database to Amazon DynamoDB. Dive deep into effectively scoping the project, understanding the differences, and iteratively identifying the use cases and workflows that would benefit the most from DynamoDB features like global tables, global secondary indexes, and Amazon DynamoDB Streams. Discover how to review your access patterns and design the most effective data models for DynamoDB.

More DynamoDB sessions

To find all the re:Invent 2022 sessions featuring DynamoDB from tracks like Serverless, AI/ML, DevOps, and others, visit the Session Catalog and set the Services to Amazon DynamoDB.

About the author

Darcy Jayne is a Technical Writer on the Amazon DynamoDB team. She has a background in system administration and has been a technical writer and editor for multiple companies. Before joining DynamoDB, she was a member of the AWS Security Blog editorial team. Outside of work, her favorite hobbies are reading, enjoying a good meal, and spending time hiking in the mountains of Washington state.

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