Amazon DynamoDB: How It Works - Amazon DynamoDB
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Amazon DynamoDB: How It Works

The following sections provide an overview of Amazon DynamoDB service components and how they interact.

After you read this introduction, try working through the Creating Tables and Loading Data for Code Examples in DynamoDB section, which walks you through the process of creating sample tables, uploading data, and performing some basic database operations.

For language-specific tutorials with sample code, see Getting Started with DynamoDB and AWS SDKs.