Join Alex DeBrie and Allen Helton as they talk about the work that went into writing the famous DynamoDB book. Alex tells us how it all got started, how long it took to write the book, and what was easier and harder than expected about the entire process. The two also talk about imposter syndrome and how to fight back when you feel like your content isn’t quite good enough. Stay tuned until the end, when Alex asks for help deciding what book he should write next!
Alex DeBrie is an AWS Data Hero who wrote The DynamoDB Book, a comprehensive guide to data modeling with Amazon DynamoDB. He has given talks at various AWS events and meetups and is passionate about spreading his love for serverless architectures. Alex has worked with a variety of clients, from product companies to government agencies, and aims to help the next generation of developers learn AWS. Prior to his current work, Alex was a corporate lawyer and currently resides in Omaha, NE with his family.