Getting Started with DynamoDB in .NET Core — How to Build a Leaderboard

Matthew Harper
Jan 21, 2020 · 6 min read

If you’ve spent years working with relational databases, getting started with Amazon’s DynamoDB may feel intimidating to you. Traditional relational databases were optimized for storage; DynamoDB is optimized for performance. Tables exist independently; there is no ‘Join’ clause to query records from more than one table at a time. Concepts like normalization (not…