AWS CloudSearch is a search engine in AWS that allows us to perform full text searches on the documents uploaded. Many times, this functionality is helpful, as you only query hash and range keys in DynamoDB for exact searches. In this recipe, we are going to see how to integrate DynamoDB with CloudSearch so that we can search data more effectively.
To perform this recipe, you need to know how to use the AWS console.
To get started, we will first see how to launch the CloudSearch domain and import the DynamoDB table to it: