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 a file named MoviesDeleteTable.html:

    <!-- <!-- 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. --> <html> <head> <script src="https://sdk.amazonaws.com/js/aws-sdk-2.7.16.min.js"></script> <script> AWS.config.update({ region: "us-west-2", endpoint: 'http://localhost:8000', // accessKeyId default can be used while using the downloadable version of DynamoDB. // For security reasons, do not store AWS Credentials in your files. Use Amazon Cognito instead. accessKeyId: "fakeMyKeyId", // secretAccessKey default can be used while using the downloadable version of DynamoDB. // For security reasons, do not store AWS Credentials in your files. Use Amazon Cognito instead. secretAccessKey: "fakeSecretAccessKey" }); var dynamodb = new AWS.DynamoDB(); function deleteMovies() { var params = { TableName : "Movies" }; dynamodb.deleteTable(params, function(err, data) { if (err) { document.getElementById('textarea').innerHTML = "Unable to delete table: " + "\n" + JSON.stringify(err, undefined, 2); } else { document.getElementById('textarea').innerHTML = "Table deleted."; } }); } </script> </head> <body> <input id="deleteTableButton" type="button" value="Delete Table" onclick="deleteMovies();" /> <br><br> <textarea readonly id= "textarea" style="width:400px; height:800px"></textarea> </body> </html>
  2. Open the MoviesDeleteTable.html file in your browser.

  3. Choose Delete Table.