Authoring Solutions with AWS Glue

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This lesson will explain the different ways you can author ETL Jobs with AWS Glue, enabling you to better understand all options when choosing tools for your business use case. 

Learning Objectives 

By the end of this lesson, you will have a greater understanding of the different options to author ETL solutions with AWS Glue, including: 

  • Glue ETL Visual Authoring
  • Glue Studio Notebooks
  • Glue ETL Scripts  
  • Glue Interactive Sessions

Intended Audience

  • Those who are interested in working with AWS Glue
  • Those who may be in roles such as data engineer, business analyst, data analyst, data scientist, cloud engineer, or software engineer
  • Those looking to take the AWS Certified Data Engineer - Associate Certification


  • To get the most out of this lesson, you should have a basic understanding of AWS Glue, including what it does, its benefits, and high-level knowledge of how to use it
  • It’s also recommended to have some familiarity with Jupyter Notebooks, however, it is not required
  • For more information on AWS Glue, see our existing content titled Developing Serverless ETL with AWS Glue


About the Author
Alana Layton, opens in a new tab
Sr. AWS Content Creator
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Alana Layton is an experienced technical trainer, technical content developer, and cloud engineer living out of Seattle, Washington. Her career has included teaching about AWS all over the world, creating AWS content that is fun, and working in consulting. She currently holds six AWS certifications. Outside of Cloud Academy, you can find her testing her knowledge in bar trivia, reading, or training for a marathon.

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