Choosing the Right Database

November 10, 2021

One of the important concepts of a microservices architecture is database selection. This video breaks down how to choose the right database for each specific environment you create. We’ll explore relational databases with Amazon Aurora and RDS, key-value databases with Amazon DynamoDB, DocumentDB for document databases, cached databases with Amazon ElastiCache and countless others. Learn how each database’s function lends itself to your unique use-case.

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