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Amazon QLDB launches new version of QLDB Shell



Amazon Quantum Ledger Database (QLDB) launches a new version of the QLDB Shell that is easier to install and use. QLDB customers can now download the QLDB Shell tailored to their favorite operating system and begin querying a QLDB ledger without any other installation steps or dependencies to install. Expert users have the option to build from source code and tailor to their custom requirements, because the QLDB Shell is open sourced. The updated QLDB Shell also provides improved query runtime statistics, introduces an optional tabular data format for query output, offers config file support for saving preferred options, and adds convenient commands for listing tables and switching ledgers, regions, and endpoints. Amazon QLDB Shell is a lightweight, easy-to-use command line tool that is designed to allow customers to quickly query a QLDB ledger using the Amazon PartiQL query language. The QLDB Shell is written in Rust and is open-sourced in the GitHub repository [awslabs/amazon-qldb-shell]( [Amazon QLDB](/qldb/) is a fully managed ledger database that provides a transparent, immutable, and cryptographically verifiable log. Customers can use QLDB to track all application data changes, as well as maintain a complete and verifiable history of changes to data over time. [Get started]( with QLDB and the new [QLDB Shell]( today.