DynamoDB: Scheduling On-Demand Backups

The recent AWS Reinvent 2017 event saw some major announcements, including a couple of exciting ones for DynamoDB users. Global tables and On-Demand backups. In this post, I’ll be taking a quick look at on-demand backups, how they work and how we can schedule them…

DynamoDb Incremental Backups – Part Four

Before we start: If you have missed the previous three posts, please check them out here: Part One Part Two Part Three At this stage, I’m going to assume you are comfortable with DynamoDb Incremental Backups, and the format they are stored in. In this…

DynamoDb Incremental Backups – Part Two

The next blog post in this series, we will delve into the details of our DynamoDb incremental backup solution. If you missed the first post, check it out: Part One I am not going to delve into DynamoDb too much. If you are reading this blog…

DynamoDb Incremental Backups – Part One

DynamoDb is an AWS fully managed NoSQL service, which provides a fast and predictable data store. We’ve been using it for several microservices in the past 18 months, and one feature that is sorely missed, are incremental backups. AWS provides an option to take snapshots…