Alex DeBrie

Author, DynamoDB Book
AWS Data Hero, author of The DynamoDB Book, and creator of



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What can we be doing better?

What would make this space helpful to you?

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This is the place for your DynamoDB questions.

A few notes to make this more helpful to you and to others:

  • When asking your question, include enough context to make it helpful. If it's a data modeling question, what's the access pattern you're trying to solve? If it's an error or unexpected behavior, include examples of code or errors.
  • If your question is directly related to a specific programming language, check out the language-specific spaces instead.
  • If your question is directly related to The DynamoDB Book, please use the space for The DynamoDB Book.

The DynamoDB Book

This is a space to discuss The DynamoDB Book.

If you have a question about a particular strategy, example, or other section of The DynamoDB Book, post it in here.

If you notice typos, errors, or confusing issues, post those here as well!

Note that moderators may occasionally remove posts from this space if they reflect errors that have been fixed in The DynamoDB Book. 


Introduce yourself to folks in The DynamoDB Place!

Tell us:

  • Who you are
  • Your experience with DynamoDB
  • One interesting fact about yourself

Welcome to The DynamoDB Place 👋

This is The DynamoDB Place, a place for discussing tips, strategies, and examples about DynamoDB.

If you're new here, feel free to introduce yourself in #Introductions.

If you have a question about something in The DynamoDB Book, post it in #The DynamoDB Book space.

If you have a specific question you'd like to ask, please do so in the #Questions space.

There are language-specific spaces if you need pointers or help with a particular language implementation with DynamoDB. Currently, there are two languages available:

Please message Alex DeBrie if you would like support for additional languages.

If you have ideas on how this community could be more helpful, please message Alex DeBrie or leave a message in #Feedback.

Most importantly, be kind to others. This is a space for learning and sharing. We have members with different levels of experience across different areas. Rudeness will not be tolerated. You will receive one warning, and repeat offenders will be removed from the community.