While testing DynamoDB for a specific use case I picked up at times where a GetItem will incur about 150ms in RequestLatency on the Max Statistic. This made me want to understand the behavior that I'm observing. I will go
This post I will demostrate how to dockerize a memcached server on Alpine and how to create a boot script that allows you to pass environment variables through to the application. What is Memcached Memcached is a multi-threaded, in-memory key/
When using Lambda and DynamoDB, you can use global variables to gain performance when your data from DynamoDB does not get updated that often, and you would like to use caching to prevent a API call to DynamoDB everytime your
Today I would like to have a dive into Job Performance with Hadoop, running on the Managed Hadoop Framework of Amazon Web Services, which is Elastic MapReduce (EMR). Hadoop does not deal well with lots of small files, and I
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