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Class: Aws::DynamoDB::Types::GetItemInput

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Overview

Note:

When passing GetItemInput as input to an Aws::Client method, you can use a vanilla Hash:

{
  table_name: "TableName", # required
  key: { # required
    "AttributeName" => "value", # value <Hash,Array,String,Numeric,Boolean,IO,Set,nil>
  },
  attributes_to_get: ["AttributeName"],
  consistent_read: false,
  return_consumed_capacity: "INDEXES", # accepts INDEXES, TOTAL, NONE
  projection_expression: "ProjectionExpression",
  expression_attribute_names: {
    "ExpressionAttributeNameVariable" => "AttributeName",
  },
}

Represents the input of a GetItem operation.

Instance Attribute Summary collapse

Instance Attribute Details

#attributes_to_getArray<String>

This is a legacy parameter. Use ProjectionExpression instead. For more information, see AttributesToGet in the Amazon DynamoDB Developer Guide.

Returns:

  • (Array<String>)

    This is a legacy parameter.

#consistent_readBoolean

Determines the read consistency model: If set to true, then the operation uses strongly consistent reads; otherwise, the operation uses eventually consistent reads.

Returns:

  • (Boolean)

    Determines the read consistency model: If set to true, then the operation uses strongly consistent reads; otherwise, the operation uses eventually consistent reads.

#expression_attribute_namesHash<String,String>

One or more substitution tokens for attribute names in an expression. The following are some use cases for using ExpressionAttributeNames:

  • To access an attribute whose name conflicts with a DynamoDB reserved word.

  • To create a placeholder for repeating occurrences of an attribute name in an expression.

  • To prevent special characters in an attribute name from being misinterpreted in an expression.

Use the # character in an expression to dereference an attribute name. For example, consider the following attribute name:

  • Percentile

^

The name of this attribute conflicts with a reserved word, so it cannot be used directly in an expression. (For the complete list of reserved words, see Reserved Words in the Amazon DynamoDB Developer Guide). To work around this, you could specify the following for ExpressionAttributeNames:

  • `{"#P":"Percentile"}`

^

You could then use this substitution in an expression, as in this example:

  • #P = :val

^

Tokens that begin with the : character are expression attribute values, which are placeholders for the actual value at runtime.

For more information on expression attribute names, see Accessing Item Attributes in the Amazon DynamoDB Developer Guide.

Returns:

  • (Hash<String,String>)

    One or more substitution tokens for attribute names in an expression.

#keyHash<String,Types::AttributeValue>

A map of attribute names to AttributeValue objects, representing the primary key of the item to retrieve.

For the primary key, you must provide all of the attributes. For example, with a simple primary key, you only need to provide a value for the partition key. For a composite primary key, you must provide values for both the partition key and the sort key.

Returns:

  • (Hash<String,Types::AttributeValue>)

    A map of attribute names to AttributeValue objects, representing the primary key of the item to retrieve.

#projection_expressionString

A string that identifies one or more attributes to retrieve from the table. These attributes can include scalars, sets, or elements of a JSON document. The attributes in the expression must be separated by commas.

If no attribute names are specified, then all attributes will be returned. If any of the requested attributes are not found, they will not appear in the result.

For more information, see Accessing Item Attributes in the Amazon DynamoDB Developer Guide.

Returns:

  • (String)

    A string that identifies one or more attributes to retrieve from the table.

#return_consumed_capacityString

Determines the level of detail about provisioned throughput consumption that is returned in the response:

  • INDEXES - The response includes the aggregate ConsumedCapacity for the operation, together with ConsumedCapacity for each table and secondary index that was accessed.

    Note that some operations, such as GetItem and BatchGetItem, do not access any indexes at all. In these cases, specifying INDEXES will only return ConsumedCapacity information for table(s).

  • TOTAL - The response includes only the aggregate ConsumedCapacity for the operation.

  • NONE - No ConsumedCapacity details are included in the response.

Possible values:

  • INDEXES
  • TOTAL
  • NONE

Returns:

  • (String)

    Determines the level of detail about provisioned throughput consumption that is returned in the response:

    • INDEXES - The response includes the aggregate ConsumedCapacity for the operation, together with ConsumedCapacity for each table and secondary index that was accessed.

      Note that some operations, such as GetItem and BatchGetItem, do not access any indexes at all.

#table_nameString

The name of the table containing the requested item.

Returns:

  • (String)

    The name of the table containing the requested item.