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.rb:

    # # 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. # require "aws-sdk" Aws.config.update({ region: "us-west-2", endpoint: "http://localhost:8000" }) dynamodb = Aws::DynamoDB::Client.new params = { table_name: "Movies" } begin result = dynamodb.delete_table(params) puts "Deleted table." rescue Aws::DynamoDB::Errors::ServiceError => error puts "Unable to delete table:" puts "#{error.message}" end
  2. To run the program, type the following command:

    ruby MoviesDeleteTable.rb