Amazon Quantum Ledger Database (Amazon QLDB)
Developer Guide

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Getting Started with the Amazon QLDB Console

This tutorial guides you through steps to create your first Amazon QLDB ledger and populate it with tables and sample data. The sample ledger you create in this scenario is a vehicle tracking database that has complete historical information about car registrations. The history of an asset is a common use case for QLDB because QLDB enables you to track and verify the full history of changes in an easily accessible and flexible database.

As you work through this tutorial, the following sections explain how to add vehicle registrations, modify them, and view the history of changes to those registrations. This guide also shows you how to cryptographically verify a registration document, and concludes by cleaning up resources and deleting the sample ledger.

Each step in the tutorial has instructions for using the AWS Management Console.

Tutorial Prerequisites and Considerations

Before you start this tutorial, you must follow the AWS setup instructions in Accessing Amazon QLDB. These steps include signing up for AWS and creating an AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) user with QLDB access.