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Why We Chose ScyllaDB over DynamoDB for “User Watch Status”

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In This NoSQL Presentation

Yichen Wei and Adam Drennan share the architecture and technical requirements behind "user watch status" for a major global media streaming service, what that meant for their database, the pros and cons of the many options they considered for replacing DynamoDB, why they ultimately chose ScyllaDB, and their lessons learned so far.

Adam Drennan, Senior Software Engineer

Backend software engineer with a focus on HA, low-latency distributed systems.

Yichen Wei, Senior Software Engineer

Distributed computing and storage engineer for HPC, microservices and ML/Data platforms for many years. Evangelist of type-driven development and category theory for developers.

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Why We Chose ScyllaDB over DynamoDB for “User Watch Status”

18 minutes
Discover the latest trends and best practices impacting data-intensive applications. Register for access to all 30+ sessions available on demand.
Enter your email to watch this session from the ScyllaDB Summit 2024 livestream. You’ll also get access to all available recordings
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In This NoSQL Presentation

Yichen Wei and Adam Drennan share the architecture and technical requirements behind "user watch status" for a major global media streaming service, what that meant for their database, the pros and cons of the many options they considered for replacing DynamoDB, why they ultimately chose ScyllaDB, and their lessons learned so far.

Adam Drennan, Senior Software Engineer

Backend software engineer with a focus on HA, low-latency distributed systems.

Yichen Wei, Senior Software Engineer

Distributed computing and storage engineer for HPC, microservices and ML/Data platforms for many years. Evangelist of type-driven development and category theory for developers.