Paper Review: Dynamo: Amazon’s Highly Available Key-value Store

Title and Author of Paper Dynamo: Amazon’s Highly Available Key-value Store, DeCandia et al. Summary Dynamo, as the title of the paper suggests, is Amazon’s highly available key-value storage system. Dynamo only supports primary-key access to data, which is useful for services such as shopping carts and session management. Dynamo’s use case for these services is providing a highly-available system that always accepts writes. This requirement forces the complexity of conflict resolution to data readers. [Read More]