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AWS Databases used with Data Analytics

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Description

This course introduces a number of different AWS database services that are commonly used with data analytics solutions and that will likely be referenced within the AWS Data Analytics Specialty certification.

As such, this course explores the following database services: Amazon RDS, Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon ElastiCache, Amazon Redshift. There are also guided demos on the AWS platform showing you exactly how to use each of these services.

If you have any questions relating to this course, feel free to contact us at support@cloudacademy.com.

Learning Objectives

  • Gain an overall understanding of the different database services available in AWS, and which service would be best suited to your needs
  • Learn how to create databases with both Amazon RDS and Amazon DynamoDB
  • Learn how to create clusters with Amazon ElastiCache and Amazon Redshift

Intended Audience

This course has been designed to help those who are preparing to take the AWS Data Analytics Specialty certification.

Prerequisites

As a prerequisite to this course, you should have a basic understanding of database architectures and of the AWS global architecture. For more info on the latter, please see our existing blog post hereYou should also have a general understanding of the principles behind different EC2 instance families.

Transcript

Hello and welcome to this course which is going to introduce you to a number of different AWS Database services that are commonly used with Data Analytic solutions and these will likely be referenced within the Data Analytics Specialty certification.

I shall be providing an introduction to the following Database services:

  • Amazon RDS
  • Amazon DynamoDB
  • Amazon ElastiCache
  • Amazon Redshift

Before we start I’d like to introduce myself, my name is Stuart Scott, and I am the AWS content and security lead here at Cloud Academy.  Feel free to connect with me to ask any questions using the details shown on the screen, alternatively you can always get in touch with us here at Cloud Academy by sending an e-mail to support@cloudacademy.com where one of our Cloud experts will reply to your question.

This course has been designed to help those who are preparing to take the AWS Data Analytics Specialty certification.

The objective of this course is to provide you with an overall understanding of the different options you have when you are looking for a database solution to host within AWS, and the ability to help you determine which database service would be best suited for your needs and workloads

As a prerequisite to this course, you should have a basic understanding of database architectures and the AWS global architecture, for more info on this, please see our existing blog post here.

You should also have a general understanding of the principles behind different EC2 instance families.  

Feedback on our courses here at Cloud Academy is valuable to both us as trainers and any students looking to take the same course in the future. If you have any feedback, positive or negative, it would be greatly appreciated if you could contact support@cloudacademy.com.

Lectures

Amazon Relational Database Service - DEMO: Creating an Amazon RDS Database - Amazon DynamoDB - DEMO: Creating a DynamoDB Database - Amazon ElastiCache - DEMO: Creating an ElastiCache Cluster - Amazon Redshift - DEMO: Creating an Amazon Redshift Cluster

About the Author
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Stuart has been working within the IT industry for two decades covering a huge range of topic areas and technologies, from data center and network infrastructure design, to cloud architecture and implementation.

To date, Stuart has created 90+ courses relating to Cloud reaching over 100,000 students, mostly within the AWS category and with a heavy focus on security and compliance.

Stuart is a member of the AWS Community Builders Program for his contributions towards AWS.

He is AWS certified and accredited in addition to being a published author covering topics across the AWS landscape.

In January 2016 Stuart was awarded ‘Expert of the Year Award 2015’ from Experts Exchange for his knowledge share within cloud services to the community.

Stuart enjoys writing about cloud technologies and you will find many of his articles within our blog pages.