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Mastering DynamoDB by Tanmay Deshpande

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Operations on tables

A table in DynamoDB is quite easy to create and operate. With a few clicks on the DynamoDB management console, you can have your table created in a couple of minutes. To do so, you just need a suitable table name, primary key attributes, their data types, and read and write throughput provisioning units, and you are done. DynamoDB allows us to use the characters a-z, A-Z, 0-9, - (dash), .(dot), and _(underscore) in table names.

We have already seen how to create a table using the AWS management console in the previous chapter. Now, let's try to do table operations using the AWS SDK.

Using the AWS SDK for Java

In this section, we are going to see how to use the AWS SDK for Java to perform operations.

Create table

Before creating ...

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