DynamoDB - Operations Tools
In this tutorial, we will focus on using the GUI console and Java language for clarity and conceptual understanding.
The GUI console or the AWS Management Console for Amazon DynamoDB can be found at the following address − https://console.aws.amazon.com/dynamodb/home
It allows you to perform the following tasks −
- View Table Items
- Perform Table Queries
- Set Alarms for Table Capacity Monitoring
- View Table Metrics in Real-Time
- View Table Alarms
If your DynamoDB account has no tables, on access, it guides you through creating a table. Its main screen offers three shortcuts for performing common operations −
- Create Tables
- Add and Query Tables
- Monitor and Manage Tables
Note − Using other browsers may result in errors.
Access the shell by opening a web browser and entering the following address: http://localhost:8000/shell
DynamoDB and Java
Use Java with DynamoDB by utilizing your Java development environment. Operations confirm to normal Java syntax and structure.