Amazon DynamoDB
API Reference

BackupDetails

Contains the details of the backup created for the table.

Contents

Note

In the following list, the required parameters are described first.

BackupArn

ARN associated with the backup.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 37. Maximum length of 1024.

Required: Yes

BackupCreationDateTime

Time at which the backup was created. This is the request time of the backup.

Type: Timestamp

Required: Yes

BackupName

Name of the requested backup.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 3. Maximum length of 255.

Pattern: [a-zA-Z0-9_.-]+

Required: Yes

BackupStatus

Backup can be in one of the following states: CREATING, ACTIVE, DELETED.

Type: String

Valid Values: CREATING | DELETED | AVAILABLE

Required: Yes

BackupType

BackupType:

  • USER - You create and manage these using the on-demand backup feature.

  • SYSTEM - If you delete a table with point-in-time recovery enabled, a SYSTEM backup is automatically created and is retained for 35 days (at no additional cost). System backups allow you to restore the deleted table to the state it was in just before the point of deletion.

Type: String

Valid Values: USER | SYSTEM

Required: Yes

BackupExpiryDateTime

Time at which the automatic on-demand backup created by DynamoDB will expire. This SYSTEM on-demand backup expires automatically 35 days after its creation.

Type: Timestamp

Required: No

BackupSizeBytes

Size of the backup in bytes.

Type: Long

Valid Range: Minimum value of 0.

Required: No

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following:

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