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Backup and Restore Capabilities of Amazon RDS & Amazon DynamoDB

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Amazon Relational Database Service
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Description

This course explores the different strategies that are available for when you need to both back up and restore your AWS databases across Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) and Amazon DynamoDB. During this course, you will learn about the different backup features that are available in Amazon RDS and DynamoDB, how to identify the differences between them, and when you should use one over the other. The course also explains how to copy and share RDS snapshots across regions and AWS accounts.

The concepts covered in this course are complemented with guided demonstrations from the AWS platform, to ensure you get a real-world understanding of them. If you have any feedback relating to this course, feel free to get in touch with us at support@cloudacademy.com.

Learning Objectives

  • Introduce you to the different backup features that are available in Amazon RDS and DynamoDB
  • Identify the differences between the different backup features and when you should use one over the other
  • Explain how to copy and share RDS snapshots across regions and AWS accounts

Intended Audience

This course has been designed for those who are responsible for maintaining AWS database solutions at an operational level. It is also suitable for anyone looking to take the AWS Certified Database Specialty certification.

Prerequisites

To get the most out of this course, you should be familiar with Amazon RDS and Amazon DynamoDB at a foundational level. For more information on these databases, please see our existing course here.

Transcript

Hello and welcome to this course where I will be looking at the different strategies that are available for when you need to both backup and restore your AWS databases across Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) and Amazon DynamoDB

Before we start, I would like to introduce myself, my name is Stuart Scott, I am one of the Trainers here at Cloud Academy, specializing in AWS (Amazon Web Services). Feel free to contact me with 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 email to support@cloudacademy.com where one of our cloud experts will reply to your question.

This course has been designed for those who are responsible for maintaining AWS database solutions at an operational level. It is also suitable for anyone looking to take the AWS certified database specialty certification.

The objectives of this course are to:

  • Introduce you to the different backup features that are available in Amazon RDS and DynamoDB
  • Identify the differences between the different backup features and when you should use one over the other 
  • Explain how to copy and share RDS snapshots across regions and AWS accounts

As a prerequisite of this course, you should be familiar with Amazon RDS and Amazon DynamoDB at a foundational level. For more information on these databases, please see our existing course here.

You should also have an understanding of the AWS global infrastructure, such as Regions and availability zones. For more information on this topic, please see the following blog post: https://cloudacademy.com/blog/aws-global-infrastructure/

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 send an email to support@cloudacademy.com.

Please note that, at the time of writing this content, all course information was accurate. AWS implements hundreds of updates every month as part of its ongoing drive to innovate and enhance its services. As a result, minor discrepancies may appear in the course content over time. 

Here at Cloud Academy, we strive to keep our content up to date in order to provide the best training available. So, if you notice any information that is outdated, please contact support@cloudacademy.com. This will allow us to update the course during its next release cycle.

Thank you!

Lectures

RDS Backup Capabilities - Restoring an RDS Database - Copying & Sharing RDS Snapshots - Amazon DynamoDB Backup Capabilities - Restoring an Amazon DynamoDB Database - Course Summary

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.