01-create-table.py - Amazon DynamoDB


The 01-create-table.py program creates a table (TryDaxTable). The remaining Python programs in this section depend on this table.

import boto3 def create_dax_table(dyn_resource=None): """ Creates a DynamoDB table. :param dyn_resource: Either a Boto3 or DAX resource. :return: The newly created table. """ if dyn_resource is None: dyn_resource = boto3.resource("dynamodb") table_name = "TryDaxTable" params = { "TableName": table_name, "KeySchema": [ {"AttributeName": "partition_key", "KeyType": "HASH"}, {"AttributeName": "sort_key", "KeyType": "RANGE"}, ], "AttributeDefinitions": [ {"AttributeName": "partition_key", "AttributeType": "N"}, {"AttributeName": "sort_key", "AttributeType": "N"}, ], "ProvisionedThroughput": {"ReadCapacityUnits": 10, "WriteCapacityUnits": 10}, } table = dyn_resource.create_table(**params) print(f"Creating {table_name}...") table.wait_until_exists() return table if __name__ == "__main__": dax_table = create_dax_table() print(f"Created table.")