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Integration testing DynamoDB withamazon/dynamodb-local on Docker
using System;
using System.Diagnostics;
using System.Threading.Tasks;
using Amazon.DynamoDBv2;
using Amazon.DynamoDBv2.Model;
using AutoFixture;
using Shouldly;
using Xunit;
namespace SomeTests
// Uses docker amazon/dynamodb-local image for testing
public class DynamoDbRepositoryTests : IClassFixture<DynamoDbLocalFixture>
private readonly DynamoDbConfiguration _configuration;
private readonly AmazonDynamoDBClient _dynamoDbClient;
public DynamoDbRepositoryTests()
_configuration = new DynamoDbConfiguration()
Tablename = "foo",
var dynamoDbConfig = new AmazonDynamoDBConfig { ServiceURL = "http://localhost:8000" };
_dynamoDbClient = new AmazonDynamoDBClient(dynamoDbConfig);
public async Task should_save_entities()
// given
var fixture = new Fixture();
var entities = fixture.CreateMany<MyEntity>(500);
var repository = new DynamoDbRepository(_configuration, _dynamoDbClient);
// when
await repository.SaveMany(entities);
// then
var response = await _dynamoDbClient.ScanAsync(new ScanRequest(_configuration.Tablename));
public class DynamoDbLocalFixture : IDisposable
private string _awsCliArgs =
"dynamodb create-table --endpoint-url http://localhost:8000 --table-name foo --attribute-definitions AttributeName=SomeId,AttributeType=N --key-schema AttributeName=SomeId,KeyType=HASH --provisioned-throughput ReadCapacityUnits=5,WriteCapacityUnits=5";
public DynamoDbLocalFixture()
Process process = Process.Start("docker", "rm -f mytable-dynamoDb");
process = Process.Start("docker", "run -d -p 8000:8000 --name mytable-dynamoDb amazon/dynamodb-local -jar DynamoDBLocal.jar -inMemory -sharedDb");
process = Process.Start("aws", _awsCliArgs);
public void Dispose()
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