What Is Amazon DynamoDB?

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This lesson 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)
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