Step 3 - Check boto3 installation

Boto3 is the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Software Development Kit (SDK) for Python, which allows Python developers to build applications using AWS services.

In the EC2 shell window, run python to make an interactive console with the first command and then copy and paste the following Python code:

# Open python:
# Run this code:
import boto3
ddb = boto3.client('dynamodb')

You will see the following result:

{u'TableMaxWriteCapacityUnits': 40000, u'TableMaxReadCapacityUnits': 40000, u'AccountMaxReadCapacityUnits': 80000, 'ResponseMetadata': {'RetryAttempts': 0, 'HTTPStatusCode': 200, 'RequestId': 'BFMGAS4P48I3DJTP5NU22QRDDJVV4KQNSO5AEMVJF66Q9ASUAAJG', 'HTTPHeaders': {'x-amzn-requestid': 'BFMGAS4P48I3DJTP5NU22QRDDJVV4KQNSO5AEMVJF66Q9ASUAAJG', 'content-length': '143', 'server': 'Server', 'connection': 'keep-alive', 'x-amz-crc32': '3062975651', 'date': 'Tue, 31 Dec 2020 00:00:00 GMT', 'content-type': 'application/x-amz-json-1.0'}}, u'AccountMaxWriteCapacityUnits': 80000}

To close Python console, type: