Create the DynamoDB Trigger

Time Estimate: 5 - 10 minutes

In this section you will configure DynamoDB to invoke your Lambda function.

  1. We will now create a trigger so that our TaskProcessor Lambda can be triggered as soon as a new row is created. The TaskProcessor lambda will place a message in the synchronous queue.

  2. In the Lambda service click + Add trigger as shown below:

    DynamoDB Add Trigger
  3. Look for DynamoDB as shown below:

    Search DynamoDB
  4. Click Add as shown below:

    Add Trigger