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Summary
Difficulty
Intermediate
Duration
28m
Students
31
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Description

In this course, we will compare Amazon EMR and AWS Glue and cover ways to make ETL processes more automated and repeatable.

Learning Objectives

  • What AWS Glue is and how it works 
  • How AWS Glue compares to Amazon EMR 
  • How to make ETL processes more automated and repeatable using orchestration services such as AWS Data Pipeline, AWS Glue Workflows, and AWS Step Functions

Intended Audience

  • Those who are implementing and managing ETL on AWS

  • Those who are looking to take an AWS certification — specifically the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate Certification or the AWS Certified Data Analytics - Specialty Certification

Prerequisites 

In this course, I will provide introductory information on AWS Glue. However, to get the most from this course, you should already have an understanding of Amazon EMR and Amazon EC2. For more information on these services, please see our existing content titled: 

Transcript

In this course, I talked a lot about AWS ETL services and AWS orchestration services. At this point, you should have a better understanding of AWS Glue and how it differs from Amazon EMR. You should also be familiar with the different orchestration services you can use with both AWS Glue and Amazon EMR. 

If you would like to get some hands-on experience with some of the services I talked about today, then take a look at the following labs titled: 

Setting up a Simple Data Lake in AWS and Integrating Services with an AWS Step Functions State Machine.

Once again, my name is Alana Layton and I hope you’ve enjoyed our time together. If you have any feedback, positive or negative, please contact us at support@cloudacademy.com. Your feedback is greatly appreciated. Thank you and till next time! 

About the Author

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.