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Getting Started Guide (API Version 2012-08-10)

Step 5: (Optional) Delete the Table

To delete the Movies table:

  1. Copy the following program into a file named MoviesDeleteTable.rb.

    require "aws-sdk-core"
    
    Aws.config.update({
      region: "us-west-2",
      endpoint: "http://localhost:8000"
    })
    
    dynamodb = Aws::DynamoDB::Client.new
    
    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. Type the following command to run the program:

    ruby MoviesDeleteTable.rb