CreateTable operation adds a new table to your account. In an AWS
account, table names must be unique within each Region. That is, you can have two tables
with same name if you create the tables in different Regions.
CreateTable is an asynchronous operation. Upon receiving a
DynamoDB immediately returns a response with a
the table is created, DynamoDB sets the
ACTIVE. You can
perform read and write operations only on an
You can optionally define secondary indexes on the new table, as part of the
operation. If you want to create multiple tables with secondary indexes on them, you must create the
tables sequentially. Only one table with secondary indexes can be in the
CREATING state at
any given time.
You can use the
DescribeTable action to check the table status.