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In this series of articles, you will learn about the different databases that AWS offers, and their purpose.
What is a Database?
It is a collection of information (Data) commonly stored on a computer.
What is the purpose of building databases?
The amount of data we receive daily from limitless sources, such as IoT devices, phones, watches, TVs, and more, at such a fast rate is almost unpredictable. However, we can at least predict where the data is coming from, what data models to expect, and what use cases we could develop based on the data source and type. In simple terms, the purpose of building databases is to save and organize information (data) for future analysis.
Let us list some of the Databases known today:
- Time series
- Key value
- In memory
- Wide column
How would this list be categorize in AWS:
To be continued:
At the end of this series of articles, you will have learned more about each database on the list above, as well as gained hands-on experience in specific use cases by creating and deploying them yourself using Terraform.