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User Guide (API Version 2010-05-15)

DynamoDB Provisioned Throughput

Describes a set of provisioned throughput values for an AWS::DynamoDB::Table resource. DynamoDB uses these capacity units to allocate sufficient resources to provide the requested throughput.

For a complete discussion of DynamoDB provisioned throughput values, see Specifying Read and Write Requirements in the DynamoDB Developer Guide.

Syntax

{
   "ReadCapacityUnits" : Number,
   "WriteCapacityUnits" : Number
}

Parameters

ReadCapacityUnits

Sets the desired minimum number of consistent reads of items (up to 1KB in size) per second for the specified table before Amazon DynamoDB balances the load.

Required: Yes

Type: Number

WriteCapacityUnits

Sets the desired minimum number of consistent writes of items (up to 1KB in size) per second for the specified table before Amazon DynamoDB balances the load.

Required: Yes

Type: Number

Note

For detailed information about the limits of provisioned throughput values in DynamoDB, see Limits in Amazon DynamoDB in the DynamoDB Developer Guide.