How to run API Gateway, AWS Lambda and DynamoDB locally

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Docker Container architecture

Environment Setup

Create Docker Network

DynamoDB Local Setup

docker run -d -p 8000:8000 --network=local-api-network --name dynamo-local amazon/dynamodb-local
aws dynamodb list-tables --endpoint-url http://localhost:8000

Create table and data with NoSQL Workbench

Create a DynamoDB Local connection in NoSQL Workbench

Setup local credentials

Run the API using SAM

sam local start-api --docker-network local-api-network




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