Amazon DynamoDB
Developer Guide (API Version 2012-08-10)

Step 5: (Optional) Delete the Table

To delete the Movies table:

  1. Copy and paste the following program into your Java development environment:

    /** * Copyright 2010-2019 Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. All Rights Reserved. * * This file is licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License"). * You may not use this file except in compliance with the License. A copy of * the License is located at * * http://aws.amazon.com/apache2.0/ * * This file is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR * CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied. See the License for the * specific language governing permissions and limitations under the License. */ package com.amazonaws.codesamples.gsg; import com.amazonaws.client.builder.AwsClientBuilder; import com.amazonaws.services.dynamodbv2.AmazonDynamoDB; import com.amazonaws.services.dynamodbv2.AmazonDynamoDBClientBuilder; import com.amazonaws.services.dynamodbv2.document.DynamoDB; import com.amazonaws.services.dynamodbv2.document.Table; public class MoviesDeleteTable { public static void main(String[] args) throws Exception { AmazonDynamoDB client = AmazonDynamoDBClientBuilder.standard() .withEndpointConfiguration(new AwsClientBuilder.EndpointConfiguration("http://localhost:8000", "us-west-2")) .build(); DynamoDB dynamoDB = new DynamoDB(client); Table table = dynamoDB.getTable("Movies"); try { System.out.println("Attempting to delete table; please wait..."); table.delete(); table.waitForDelete(); System.out.print("Success."); } catch (Exception e) { System.err.println("Unable to delete table: "); System.err.println(e.getMessage()); } } }
  2. Compile and run the program.