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DynamoDB Applied Design Patterns

By : Uchit Hamendra Vyas
Book Image

DynamoDB Applied Design Patterns

By: Uchit Hamendra Vyas

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (17 chapters)
DynamoDB Applied Design Patterns
About the Authors
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In this chapter we gained an insight into accessing DynamoDB in the management console and command line. We also took a look at the Eclipse plugin.

The chapter started with the DynamoDB table and item operations using the management console and we saw how to create a table with the necessary primary key and secondary index. Then we also discussed how to work on a table item. After that we configured our Eclipse IDE with the AWS plugin, created a table with secondary indexes, and then inserted a few items into the table. We then discussed how to make use of the table's primary key attributes and secondary index key attributes while querying that DynamoDB table. We also discussed how to change the region (or location) in which DynamoDB has to perform its operation. We saw how to download the AWS command-line tool and its configuration setup in our local system. Then we executed a few commands through the command-line interface, which performed the same DynamoDB operations as performed...