Now that we understand how to save and retrieve information in the DynamoDB database, let’s take a look at how DynamoDB stores these session attributes.

View DynamoDB Tables

  1. Navigate to the AWS DynamoDB dashboard to see your new table and session attributes data.
  2. You can see this table when you click on tables in the sidebar.
  3. Click on the name of the table, CodecademyFlashcards, to bring up more information.
  4. To check out the session attributes, click on the items tab, then on userid
  5. Change the format from tree to text to see all of your saved attributes!

As you can see, DynamoDB stores session attributes as a JSON object.


Watch the video to see how you can visit your DynamoDB table and watch your session attributes change!

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