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

Ruby and DynamoDB

In this tutorial, you use the AWS SDK for Ruby to write simple programs to perform the following Amazon DynamoDB operations:

  • Create a table called Movies and load sample data in JSON format.

  • Perform create, read, update, and delete operations on the table.

  • Run simple queries.

You use the downloadable version of DynamoDB in this tutorial. In the Summary, we explain how to run the same code against the DynamoDB service.

Cost: Free

Prerequisites

Before you begin this tutorial, you need to do the following:

Tip

As you work through this tutorial, you can refer to the AWS SDK for Ruby API Reference. The DynamoDB section describes the parameters and results for DynamoDB operations.

We also recommend that you review DynamoDB concepts. For more information, see Introduction to DynamoDB Concepts.

Next Step

Step 1: Create a Table