Control plane

The control plane provides interaction with high-level operations to manage objects as tables and indexes.

In this example, we will create a new table to hold musical artists information that will be queried by artist.

The AWS CLI could also be used to control the tables management.

  • Create table:
aws dynamodb create-table --table-name Music --attribute-definitions AttributeName=Artist,AttributeType=S --key-schema AttributeName=Artist,KeyType=HASH --provisioned-throughput ReadCapacityUnits=5,WriteCapacityUnits=5
  • List tables:
aws dynamodb list-tables
  • Describe table:
aws dynamodb describe-table --table-name Music
  • Update ...

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