Question: How many secondary indexes are allowed per table DynamoDB?
Secondary indexes are required to extend the access patterns in your database. It can be implemented via a Global or Local Secondary Index.
A Global Secondary Index supports a new pair of Hash, and Range Keys, while a Local Secondary Index creates an index using the existing Hash Key against a new Range Key.
Developers can create up to 20 global secondary indexes and 5 local secondary indexes per table.
Other Common DynamoDB FAQ (with Answers)
- Does DynamoDB support cross-region replication?
- Can DynamoDB do aggregations?
- Why is DynamoDB bad?
- Which programming language works best with DynamoDB?
- Are DynamoDB table names globally unique?
- Is it possible to make a DynamoDB table case insensitive?
- Why is DynamoDB easy to partition?
- Is DynamoDB multi-region?
- Is DynamoDB ACID compliant?
- Are DynamoDB table names supposed to be unique?
- Can DynamoDB store relational data?
- Is DynamoDB a relational database?
- Why is DynamoDB so expensive?
- What language is DynamoDB written in?
- Is DynamoDB a backend database?