Querying and Scanning

Understand the various options for reading data from the DynamoDB table.


Whenever we have data we invariably want to access it. This is the case, at least, with all databases. Power to access data allows us to use it intelligently in our applications.

Option for reading data

DynamoDB provides us with the two basic ways to read data: querying and scanning. The querying method is the faster and more popular way. The scan is its less-efficient cousin.

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