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From Mark Hahn <m...@hahnca.com>
Subject Re: DynamoDB
Date Thu, 19 Jan 2012 02:53:18 GMT
SimpleDB had too many indexes and dynamoDB has too few.  Maybe their third
one will get it just right (to quote Goldilocks).

On Wed, Jan 18, 2012 at 6:26 PM, Paul Davis <paul.joseph.davis@gmail.com>wrote:

> I skimmed the docs. It looks more like a SimpleDB with more scaling
> than it does a CouchDB replacement. Definitely going to spend more
> time reading later to see if there are any decent ideas to borrow.
>
> On Wed, Jan 18, 2012 at 7:19 PM, Mark Hahn <mark@hahnca.com> wrote:
> > I assume most of you have seen the Amazon announcement for the new
> > hosted DynamoDB service.
> >
> > http://www.allthingsdistributed.com/2012/01/amazon-dynamodb.html
> >
> > I was kind of excited about it since it's a nosql db that looked similar
> to
> > couch at fiirst.  After studying the api I was surprised to see that you
> > could only index on one field.  Has anyone else considered using it?
>  What
> > use-case is it good for?
>

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