Amazon DynamoDB
Developer Guide (API Version 2012-08-10)

Step 5: (Optional): Delete the Table

To delete the Movies table:

  1. Copy and paste the following program into a file named MoviesDeleteTable.js:

    var AWS = require("aws-sdk"); AWS.config.update({ region: "us-west-2", endpoint: "http://localhost:8000" }); var dynamodb = new AWS.DynamoDB(); var params = { TableName : "Movies" }; dynamodb.deleteTable(params, function(err, data) { if (err) { console.error("Unable to delete table. Error JSON:", JSON.stringify(err, null, 2)); } else { console.log("Deleted table. Table description JSON:", JSON.stringify(data, null, 2)); } });
  2. To run the program, type the following command:

    node MoviesDeleteTable.js