Recent Articles on the tecRacer AWS Blog

Insider Story - Philipp Tölke

We, as tecRacer, thrive on our individual and unique employees. In our new series “Insider Stories” Philipp will tell you how he found his way to the company as well as how he experiences working for tecRacer.

Modelling a product catalog in DynamoDB

Data modelling in NoSQL databases is different from what we’re used to in the relational world. In this article we’ll talk about the process of data modelling in DynamoDB, single-table design and how to build a basic data access layer using python. We’ll explore these concepts by building a product catalog for a simple webshop that supports different query patterns and basic inventory management.

Insider Story - Jiaxi Liu

We, as tecRacer, thrive on our individual and unique employees. In our new series “Insider Stories” Jiaxi will tell you how he found his way to the company as well as how he experiences working for tecRacer.

DynamoDB in 15 minutes

In this post I’ll introduce DynamoDB, a very powerful fully managed NoSQL wide-column data store in AWS. We will talk about data structures, the APIs to read and write data, indexes, as well as performance and cost considerations. In the end you will gain a solid understanding of the basics, which will serve as a starting point for further research.