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About the Amazon DynamoDB Collector

Important

This collector is available in Private Preview. If you would like access to this collector, please contact your Customer Success Director

Use this collector to harvest metadata for Amazon DynamoDB tables and streams.

Note

The latest version of the Collector is 2.189. To view the release notes for this version and all previous versions, please go here.

What is cataloged

The collector catalogs the following information from Amazon DynamoDB.

Table 1.

Object

Information collected

Table 

  • Name

  • ARN (Amazon Resource Name)

  • Status

  • Item Count

  • Size (Bytes)

  • Creation Date Time

  • Deletion Protection Enabled

  • Table Class

  • Provisioned Throughput: Read Capacity, Write Capacity, Last Decrease Date Time, Last Increase Date Time, Number of decreases today

  • Attribute Definitions: Attribute Name, Attribute Type

  • Partition key

  • Sort key

Global Secondary Indexes

  • Index Name, Index Size (Bytes), Index Status, Index ARN, Item Count, Partition key, Sort key

Local Secondary Indexes

  • Index Name, Index Size (Bytes), Index ARN, Item Count, Partition key, Sort key

Stream 

  • ARN (Amazon Resource Name), Status, View Type, Creation Request Date Time, Partition key, Sort key



Relationships between objects

By default, the data.world catalog will include catalog pages for the resource types below. Each catalog page will have a relationship to other related resource types. Note that the catalog presentation and relationships are fully configurable, so these will list the default configuration.

Table 2.

Resource page

Relationship

Table

  • Contains Global Secondary Index

  • Contains Local Secondary Index

  • Data modifications captured by stream

Global Secondary Index

  • Global Secondary Index on table

Local Secondary Index

  • Local Secondary Index on table

Stream

  • Capture data modifications of table



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