Amazon DynamoDB
API Reference

Delete

Represents a request to perform a DeleteItem operation.

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Note

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

Key

The primary key of the item to be deleted. Each element consists of an attribute name and a value for that attribute.

Type: String to AttributeValue object map

Key Length Constraints: Maximum length of 65535.

Required: Yes

TableName

Name of the table in which the item to be deleted resides.

Type: String

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

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

Required: Yes

ConditionExpression

A condition that must be satisfied in order for a conditional delete to succeed.

Type: String

Required: No

ExpressionAttributeNames

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

Type: String to string map

Value Length Constraints: Maximum length of 65535.

Required: No

ExpressionAttributeValues

One or more values that can be substituted in an expression.

Type: String to AttributeValue object map

Required: No

ReturnValuesOnConditionCheckFailure

Use ReturnValuesOnConditionCheckFailure to get the item attributes if the Delete condition fails. For ReturnValuesOnConditionCheckFailure, the valid values are: NONE and ALL_OLD.

Type: String

Valid Values: ALL_OLD | NONE

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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