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DynamoDB Applied Design Patterns by Prabhakaran Kuppusamy, Uchit Vyas

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DynamoDB data types

DynamoDB supports six data types, namely String, Number, Binary, StringSet, NumberSet, and BinarySet. To understand this better, we will get some help from the AWS management console. Once we have signed up with AWS, our management console will look for an icon to work with DynamoDB, as shown in the following screenshot:

DynamoDB data types

Clicking on the DynamoDB icon for the first time will take us to a getting started page, which has guidelines on starting with DynamoDB. We should click on the Create Table button to create our first table. We are now going to create the Tbl_Book table, which we have seen enough times. We are also going to insert ...

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