What is AWS AppSync? - AWS AppSync

What is AWS AppSync?

AWS AppSync provides a robust, scalable GraphQL interface for application developers to combine data from multiple sources, including Amazon DynamoDB, AWS Lambda, and HTTP REST APIs.

Features of AWS AppSync

AWS AppSync includes a variety of features to make building GraphQL a streamlined experience:

  • Powerful GraphQL schema editing through the AWS AppSync console, including automatic GraphQL schema generation from DynamoDB

  • Streamlined data caching

  • Integration with Amazon Cognito user pools for fine-grained access control at a per-field level

Are you a first-time AWS AppSync user?

If you're a first-time AWS AppSync user, we recommend that you begin by reading the following sections:

If you're building a web or mobile app from the ground up, consider using AWS Amplify. Amplify leverages AWS AppSync and other AWS services to help you build more robust, powerful web and mobile apps with less work.

Pricing for AWS AppSync

AWS AppSync is priced based on millions of requests and updates. Caching costs an additional fee. For more information, see AWS AppSync pricing.