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DynamoDB – Create Table
  • Last Updated : 23 Nov, 2020

Tables are the backbone of any Relational Database Management System. Tables are used to store data in an organized form so operation on the data and retrieval of data becomes seamless. The AWS DynamoDB provides both RDBMS and Non-relational databases. This article mainly focuses on the relational part of DynamoDB.

In this article, we will look into the process of creating a table in DynamoDB through the AWS Management Console. After logging into the AWS Management console follow the below steps to create a table (Say, Music). The Music table will have the following details:

  • Partition key: Artist
  • Sort key: SongTitle

Follow the below steps to create a table in the DynamoDB database:

Step 1: Sign in to the AWS Management Console and open the DynamoDB console.

aws console login



Step 2: In the navigation pane on the left side of the console, choose Dashboard.

dashboard

Step 3: On the right side of the console, choose Create Table.

create table

Step 4: Fill in the table details as depicted below:

description of table

Step 5: After filling in the details click on Create:

verify the table

At this point your table is ready and you can start adding data into it.

created table

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