Posted On: Nov 26, 2019

Amazon CloudWatch Contributor Insights for Amazon DynamoDB (Preview) is a new diagnostic tool that provides an at-a-glance view of the traffic trends of your DynamoDB table and helps you identify the most frequently accessed keys. Now, you can monitor a table’s item access patterns continuously and also use CloudWatch Contributor Insights to provide graphs and visualizations of the table’s activity. You can use this information to better understand the top drivers of your application’s traffic and respond appropriately to unsuccessful requests.  

You can enable CloudWatch Contributor Insights for DynamoDB on a table or global secondary index with just a few mouse clicks in the AWS Management Console, or in the AWS API or AWS CLI. No application rewrites are required, and you can opt in or out at any time. 

See the Amazon CloudWatch pricing page for pricing details and the supported AWS Regions. To learn more, see Analyzing Data Access Using CloudWatch Contributor Insights for DynamoDB (Preview) in the DynamoDB Developer Guide.