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Amazon DynamoDB Batch Get

KNIME Amazon DynamoDB Nodes version 4.3.0.v202011231544 by KNIME AG, Zurich, Switzerland

This nodes retrieves items from DynamoDB that match a given hash and optional range key in a KNIME table.

The command sent to DynamoDB by this node is BatchGet, with a single batch retrieving at most 100 items.

If DynamoDB throttles the requests due to insufficient provisioned capacity units, unprocessed items are included in the next request. Additionally this node employs exponential backoff if throttling occurs. Each time a request cannot be completed fully, the next request is sent after a waiting time of 2^nRetry * 100 milliseconds. Once a request can be executed completely, the retry counter is reset. However, if no item can be retrieved, the node fails and you have to increase the provisioned read capacity units on the table.

More information can be found in the DynamoDB documentation.


Standard Settings

The region the table is in.
Table Name
The table to access.
Custom Endpoint (*)
A custom endpoint if the default AWS endpoint should not be used, e.g. for DynamoDB Local.
Batch Size
The number of items to retrieve in a single batch (max. 100, min. 1).
Hash Key Column
The column in the input KNIME table containing the hash key of the items to be retrieved.
Range Key Column (*)
The column in the input KNIME table containing the range key of the items to be retrieved.
Publish consumed capacity units as flow variable
If checked, the total capacity units used by the operation are published as a flow variable named "batchGetConsumedCapacity".


Projection (*)
A projection expression determining which attributes to retrieve. See the DynamoDB documentation.
Name mapping
Placeholder names and values for attribute names in the projection expression that do not conform to the norm for attribute names or are reserved keywords.

Input Ports

Credentials for an AWS account
KNIME data table with keys of items to be retrieved

Output Ports

Credentials for an AWS account
KNIME data table with retrieved items

Best Friends (Incoming)

Best Friends (Outgoing)



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