Identify any unused Amazon DynamoDB tables available within your AWS account and remove them to help lower the cost of your monthly AWS bill. A DynamoDB table is considered unused if it’s ItemCount parameter, which describes the number of items in the table, is equal to 0 (zero).
This rule can help you work with the AWS Well-Architected Framework
This rule resolution is part of the Cloud Conformity Cost Management tool for AWS
You are being charged for AWS DynamoDB Read & Write capacity, regardless whether or not you use the provisioned capacity units for your tables. Cloud Conformity recommends implementing the cleanup process outlined in the rule Remediation/Resolution section in order to avoid any unexpected charges on your AWS bill.
To identify the unused Amazon DynamoDB tables provisioned in your AWS account, perform the following:
To remove any unused Amazon DynamoDB tables provisioned within your AWS account, perform the following commands: