Overview

Explore the key features of AWS database services and learn how to choose the appropriate AWS database service to meet your application’s needs and requirements.

You will learn about the process of planning and designing both relational and nonrelational databases. You will learn the design considerations for hosting databases on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2). You will learn about our relational database services including Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS), Amazon Aurora, and Amazon Redshift. You will also learn about our nonrelational database services including Amazon DocumentDB, Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon ElastiCache, Amazon Neptune, and Amazon QLDB.

By the end of this Planning and Designing Databases on AWS course, you will be familiar with the planning and design requirements of all 8 of these AWS databases services, their pros and cons, and how to know which AWS databases service is right for your workloads.

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Skills Covered

In this course, you will learn to:

  • Apply database concepts, database management, and data modeling techniques
  • Evaluate hosting databases on Amazon EC2 instances
  • Evaluate relational AWS database services and their features (Amazon RDS, Amazon Aurora, and Amazon Redshift)
  • Evaluate nonrelational AWS database services and their features (Amazon DocumentDB, Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon ElastiCache, Amazon Neptune, and Amazon QLDB)
  • Examine how the design criteria apply to each service
  • Apply management principles based on the unique features of each service

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for:

  • Data Engineers who are new to designing cloud databases or nonrelational databases
  • Solutions Architects who are designing services or architectures that are integrated with databases
  • Developers that are building cloud database-enabled applications

Course Curriculum

Prerequisites

We recommend that attendees of this course have:

  • Familiarity with AWS Database Services, equivalent to AWS Database Offerings digital training
  • Understanding of database design concepts, and/or data modeling for relational or nonrelational databases
  • Familiarity with cloud computing concepts
  • Familiarity with general networking and encryption concepts
  • Understanding of the three V’s of data (volume, velocity, and variety)
  • Familiarity with basic data analytics concepts, equivalent to Data Analytics Fundamentals digital training
  • Understanding of general architecting best practices and the AWS Well-Architected Framework, equivalent to Architecting on AWS classroom training

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