Reduce Amazon DynamoDB
costs with these tips
costs with these tips
These proven tips can save you up to 30% on AWS costs!
* Savings are averaged out across customers & services
Amazon DynamoDB cost saving tips Optimize your Amazon DynamoDB costs with these tips
Monitor usage and costs
Regularly check your DynamoDB usage and costs with AWS Cost Explorer. Unused tables and indices might be taking up capacity and can be deleted to reduce costs.
Use On-Demand Mode
For non-critical workloads, opt for on-demand mode instead of provisioned mode. This avoids over-provisioning of capacity and you only pay for what you use.
Apply Auto Scaling
DynamoDB's auto scaling feature dynamically adjusts read/write capacity based on workload. Avoids over-provisioning and lowers costs.
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About Amazon DynamoDB Service information & pricing
About Amazon DynamoDB
Amazon DynamoDB is a quick, flexible NoSQL database service providing millisecond performance at any scale with consistent performance, unlimited throughput, automatic multi-Region replication, and more. Features include encryption at rest, automatic backup, high availability, and integration with other AWS services. It's effective for software development, media stores, retail experiences, and gaming platforms. Companies like Disney and Zoom use DynamoDB. Explore its features to get started.
Amazon DynamoDB pricing
DynamoDB provides two payment plans: on-demand and provisioned capacity modes. The former involves charging for table reads/writes, adjusted per your workload, while the latter lets you set desired reads/writes per second, with auto scaling. Costs can be estimated using the AWS Pricing Calculator. Optimizing costs can be achieved by selecting the correct table class and using cost allocation tags. DynamoDB includes a free tier offering 25GB storage plus 25 provisioned Read/Write Capacity Units.