Create a database instance for Amazon DynamoDB.
From the navigation pane, go to Protect > Databases.
The Instances page appears.
Click Add Instance, and then click Cloud DB.
The Add Cloud DB instance page appears.
From the Select vendor list, select Amazon.
From the Database service list, select DynamoDB.
In the Instance box, type the instance name.
In the Table group box, type the name.
Assign an Amazon Web Services (AWS) account.
You can use an existing Amazon Web Services (AWS) account for the instance, or define a new AWS account.
To use an existing AWS account
To select an existing cloud account for the instance, from the Cloud account list, select the cloud account name.
To define a new AWS account
From the Plan list, select the server plan that you want to use for the backup operations.
To increase the throughput and performance of the backup operation, move the Adjust read capacity toggle key to the right, and then select the number of units.
For more information about managing throughput settings, see Optimizing the Backup Performance for a DynamoDB Table Group.
To filter the Backup content that you want to back up, click Edit, and then select or clear the regions that you want to include or exclude in the backups.
The DynamoDB database instance and a default table group for the instance are created.