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.rb:

    require "aws-sdk" Aws.config.update({ region: "us-west-2", endpoint: "http://localhost:8000" }) dynamodb = params = { table_name: "Movies" } begin result = dynamodb.delete_table(params) puts "Deleted table." rescue Aws::DynamoDB::Errors::ServiceError => error puts "Unable to delete table:" puts "#{error.message}" end
  2. To run the program, type the following command:

    ruby MoviesDeleteTable.rb