DescribeTable

Description

This function returns the following information about a table:

  • Attributes
  • Date of creation
  • Global Secondary Indexes
  • Local Secondary Indexes
  • Schema
  • Provisioned Throughput

For more information, see DescribeTable.

Category

History

ColdFusion (2021 release): Added this function.

Syntax

serviceHandle.describeTable(requestParameters)

Parameters

See request parameters for DescribeTable.

Example

<cfscript> 
 cred = { 
    "credentialAlias" : "myalias", 
    "vendorName" : "AWS", 
    "region" : "us-east-2", 
    "secretAccessKey" : "xxxxx", 
    "accessKeyId" : "xxxx" 
  } 
  config = { 
    "serviceName" = "DYNAMODB" 
  } 
  dynamo = getCloudService(cred, config) 
  // list all tables 
  listTableStruct={ 
    "Limit":25 
  } 
  listTablesResponse=dynamo.listTables(listTableStruct) 
 
  // let's retrieve information about the table "YearlyProductCatalog" 
  if (ArrayContains(listTablesResponse.TableNames,"YearlyProductCatalog")){ 
    describeTableStruct={ 
      "TableName":"YearlyProductCatalog" 
    } 
    describeTableResponse=dynamo.describeTable(describeTableStruct) 
    writeDump(describeTableResponse) 
  } 
  else{ 
    writeOutput("Table not found") 
  } 
</cfscript> 

Output

DescribeTable output
DescribeTable output

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