Step 8. Review the cost estimation - AWS Prescriptive Guidance

Step 8. Review the cost estimation

Objective

  • Define the capacity model and estimate DynamoDB costs to refine the cost estimation from step 2.

Process

  • Database engineer identifies the data volume estimate.

  • Database engineer identifies the data transfer requirements.

  • Database engineer defines the required read and write capacity units.

  • Business analyst decides between on-demand and provisioned capacity models.

  • Database engineer identifies the need for DynamoDB auto scaling.

  • Database engineer inputs the parameters in the Simple Monthly Calculator tool.

Tools and resources

RACI

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

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Outputs

  • Capacity model

  • Revised cost estimation