Learn about key-value pairs in Amazon’s SimpleDB

March 4, 2012 Comments Off on Learn about key-value pairs in Amazon’s SimpleDB

Key-value pairs represent a fundamental Big Data concept. But if you’ve only worked with relational databases or other storage technologies, you may find key-value pairs to be a bit confusing. Fortunately, here’s a helpful tutorial that succinctly explains key-value pairs as well as shows you how to use them within the Amazon’s SimpleDB.

The tutorial provides an example of the full lifecycle for key-value pairs:

Instead of requiring you to install a development environment and write code, the tutorial provides a simple GUI that gives you everything you need:

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