Setup Guide - DynamoDB

Follow this setup guide to connect DynamoDB to DataChannel.

  • Have a DynamoDB database configured and reachable from the DataChannel IPs. Contact support for the list of IP addresses to whitelist incase required.

  • Create a user for DataChannel with SELECT rights on the tables / views you want to pull data from.

  • In case of a heavily utilized production database, it is advisable to connect the read-only replica to pull data from an active DynamoDB account with permissions to access data from accounts you’d like to sync. This account needs to be a admin account with delete privileges.

Setup instructions

  1. Select a data destination for your DynamoDB Data. If you have not yet added a data warehouse, go to data warehouse tab and add a warehouse.

    Data Warehouse once selected cannot be changed.
  2. Authorise DataChannel to connect to your DynamoDB account using any Name, Access Key, Secret Key and AWS Location. using the + icon.

    dynamodb new creds
  3. Click on + Data Pipeline to start adding data pipelines to your account.

    dynamodb data source detail
  4. Details of individual objects and reports are available here. .

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