Posted On: Feb 4, 2019

DynamoDB local, the downloadable version of Amazon DynamoDB, now supports transactional APIs, on-demand capacity mode, and as many as 20 global secondary indexes per table. In addition, DynamoDB local now tracks and can return the capacity units consumed by your queries.

With DynamoDB local, you can build and prototype applications quickly by using a version of DynamoDB running in your local development environment. DynamoDB local does not require an internet connection and it works with your existing DynamoDB API calls. There are no throughput, data storage, or data transfer costs with DynamoDB local.

DynamoDB local is available to download as a self-contained Docker image or a .jar file that can run on Microsoft Windows, Linux, macOS, and other platforms that support Java.

To learn more about DynamoDB local, see Setting Up DynamoDB Local (Downloadable Version).