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.js:

    /** * 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. */ var AWS = require("aws-sdk"); AWS.config.update({ region: "us-west-2", endpoint: "http://localhost:8000" }); var dynamodb = new AWS.DynamoDB(); var params = { TableName : "Movies" }; dynamodb.deleteTable(params, function(err, data) { if (err) { console.error("Unable to delete table. Error JSON:", JSON.stringify(err, null, 2)); } else { console.log("Deleted table. Table description JSON:", JSON.stringify(data, null, 2)); } });
  2. To run the program, type the following command:

    node MoviesDeleteTable.js