Distributed locking powered by DynamoDB

Context Distributed locking is not a new topic on our blog. Over time, we have presented two other solutions to this problem based on AWS SWF (here) or using Redis from ElastiCache (here). To generalize, any solution to this problem has the same approach: a persistent storage that supports conditional writes plus a mechanism to […]

Distributed locking with AWS ElastiCache

It’s been a long time since we published an article about how to integrate AWS SWF in your microservice in order to have a mechanism for distributed locking. Distributed locking is a feature necessary in certain situation when one and only one entity from a mass has to perform a given task like generate a […]