- AWS Code Sample demonstrates how to delete a DynamoDB table.

/* Copyright 2010-2019, 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 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 aws.example.dynamodb; import com.amazonaws.AmazonServiceException; import; import; /** * Delete a DynamoDB table. * * Takes the name of the table to delete. * * **Warning** The named table will actually be deleted! * * This code expects that you have AWS credentials set up per: * */ public class DeleteTable { public static void main(String[] args) { final String USAGE = "\n" + "Usage:\n" + " DeleteTable <table>\n\n" + "Where:\n" + " table - the table to delete.\n\n" + "Example:\n" + " DeleteTable Greetings\n\n" + "**Warning** This program will actually delete the table\n" + " that you specify!\n"; if (args.length < 1) { System.out.println(USAGE); System.exit(1); } String table_name = args[0]; System.out.format("Deleting table %s...\n", table_name); final AmazonDynamoDB ddb = AmazonDynamoDBClientBuilder.defaultClient(); try { ddb.deleteTable(table_name); } catch (AmazonServiceException e) { System.err.println(e.getErrorMessage()); System.exit(1); } System.out.println("Done!"); } }

Sample Details

Service: dynamodb

Last tested: 2018-01-15

Author: soo-aws

Type: full-example