Databases (DOP-C02)
Databases (DOP-C02) - Introduction
4h 35m

This course provides detail on the AWS Database services relevant to the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional exam. This includes Amazon RDS, Aurora and Aurora Serverless, DynamoDB, DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility), MemoryDB for Redis, Redshift, and ElastiCache.

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Learning Objectives

  • Obtain a solid understanding of the following Amazon database services:
    • Amazon RDS
    • Aurora and Aurora Serverless
    • DynamoDB
    • DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility)
    • MemoryDB for Redis
    • ElastiCache
    • Redshift
  • Create an Amazon RDS database
  • Create a DynamoDB database
  • Create an ElastiCache cluster
  • Understand the AWS Database Migration Service (DMS)

Hello, and welcome to this course on databases in AWS, where we’re here to help you on your journey to prepare for the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional certification.

Before we get started, I’d like to introduce myself. My name is Danny Jessee, and I am one of the trainers here at Cloud Academy, specializing in AWS – Amazon Web Services – and AWS certifications.

In this course, the AWS team will be presenting a series of lectures that introduce the various database services currently available in AWS that may be covered on the exam.

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This course has been specifically curated to help you pass the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional exam and is ideal for anyone who is looking to learn more about the various database services in AWS in preparation for the exam.

The objective of this course is to provide an introduction to database services in AWS for DevOps engineers, including:

  • Amazon Aurora,

  • Amazon Aurora Serverless v2,

  • AWS Database Migration Service (AWS DMS),

  • Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility),

  • Amazon DynamoDB,

  • Amazon ElastiCache,

  • Amazon MemoryDB for Redis,

  • Amazon RDS, and

  • Amazon Redshift.

Together with the other courses in this learning path, we’ll cover all of the key tools, technologies, and concepts from the AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional exam guide and ensure that you are fully prepared to sit this exam.

The AWS Certified DevOps Engineer - Professional certification has been designed for anyone in a DevOps engineer role who has knowledge and experience using AWS services to provision, operate, and manage distributed systems and services. All of the AWS Cloud concepts introduced in this course will be explained and reinforced from the ground up.

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About the Author
Learning Paths

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 150+ courses relating to Cloud reaching over 180,000 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.