AWS CloudFormation
User Guide (API Version 2010-05-15)
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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.

Examples

For an example of declared provisioned throughput values, see AWS::DynamoDB::Table.