In addition to running databases in Amazon EC2, AWS customers can choose among a variety of managed database services. These services save effort, save time, and unlock new capabilities and economies. During Database Week at the AWS Lofts, we’ll make it easy to understand how they compare, and when to use them. We will go into technical deep dives into the following services:
The fundamentals and a technical deep dive into Amazon DynamoDB, a fully managed NoSQL database service; Amazon RDS, a relational database service in the cloud; Amazon ElastiCache, a fast, in memory caching service in the cloud; and Amazon Redshift, a fast, simple, cost-effective data warehousing service.