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Add Item To DynamoDB Table [Step-by-Step Tutorial]

Prerequisite:   Download Dynobase (free to try) in order to follow the steps below
If you want to add an item to DynamoDB using AWS Console, you'd have to log in and switch regions, find the table, and add it. With Dynobase, adding an item to the DynamoDB table is just two clicks away.
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Step 1

Open Dynobase and select the DynamoDB table that you need to insert a new item.

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Step 2

Click on the +Row button in the right corner to open the data insert modal. There, you can include all the attribute details in JSON format. After that, click the Save Item button to save the changes locally.

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Step 3

Press CMD/CTRL + S or click the Save Changes button in the top right corner to save the change in the database.


Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to insert a DynamoDB item?

DynamoDB table can handle 40,000 writes per second for items of 1KB in size.

Can I insert multiple items in DynamoDB at once?

Yes, DynamoDB is capable of handling bulk insert operations. You can also use the import feature in Dynobase to insert multiple items at once.

How can I insert multiple items in DynamoDB at once?

You can use the BatchWriteItem operation in DynamoDB to insert multiple items to a Dynobase table at once. A single BatchWriteItem operation can transmit up to 16MB of data, consisting of up to 25 item put operations.

If you are using Dynobase, you can use the import feature to insert multiple items into a DynamoDB table at once.

How much does it cost to add/insert an item to DynamoDB?

DynamoDB has 2 pricing models. In the on-demand pricing model, write operation will cost 1.25 USD per 1 million write request units, while the provisioned capacity model costs 0.00065 USD per write capacity unit per hour.

How can I insert items to DynamoDB programmatically?

You can use DynamoDB SDKs to programmatically insert an item into a DynamoDB table. DynamoDB SDK supports multiple languages, including .NET, C++, JavaScript, Kotlin, PHP, and Python.

You can find more details on DynamoDB queries in different languages here.

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