Step 2. Create a preliminary cost estimation - AWS Prescriptive Guidance

Step 2. Create a preliminary cost estimation

Objective

  • Develop a preliminary cost estimation for DynamoDB.

Process

  • Database engineer creates the initial cost analysis using available information and the examples presented on the DynamoDB pricing page.

    • Create a cost estimate for on-demand capacity (see example).

    • Create a cost estimate for provisioned capacity (see example).

      • For the provisioned capacity model, get the estimate cost from the calculator and apply discount for reserved capacity.

    • Compare the estimated costs of the two capacity models.

  • Business analyst reviews and approves or rejects the preliminary cost estimate.

Tools and resources

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Business user Business analyst Solutions architect Database engineer Application developer DevOps engineer

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Outputs

  • Preliminary cost estimation