AWS Unused Dynamo Table

Rule Description

Rule Code: AWS-Table-01

Identify any unused Amazon DynamoDB tables available within your AWS account and consider to remove if no need.

By default, the tables is consider "unused" if the Item count attribute of Table is equal to 0

Audit / Verification

Step 01: Login to the AWS Management Console.

AWS Console login

Step 02: Navigate to DynamoDB dashboard. Under Dashboard, click Tables.

Step 03: Choose the DynamoDB table, then verify the Item count parameter inside the Table details section

Step 04: Repeat step no. 4 and 5 to verify the usage (ItemCount parameter value) of other DynamoDB tables provisioned in the current region.

Step 05: Switch to the other AWS regions and follow the same above audit process.