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Why Can't We Just Store All This Information Into a Data Warehouse?

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Description

This section of the AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional learning path introduces you to the AWS database services relevant to the SAP-C02 exam. We then understand the service options available and learn how to select and apply AWS database services to meet specific design scenarios relevant to the AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional exam. 

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Learning Objectives

  • Understand the various database services that can be used when building cloud solutions on AWS
  • Learn how to build databases using Amazon RDS, DynamoDB, Redshift, DocumentDB, Keyspaces, and QLDB
  • Learn how to create ElastiCache and Neptune clusters
  • Understand which AWS database service to choose based on your requirements
  • Discover how to use automation to deploy databases in AWS
  • Learn about data lakes and how to build a data lake in AWS
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Why can't we just store all this information into a data warehouse?

Well, This was exactly what was happening for a long period of time. Unfortunately, as the speed of business has increased, and so has the sheer volume of data. Data warehouses were unable to keep up with the amount of curating and scaling required to support such volumes of data. It was becoming cost-prohibitive and slowing down query speed to try and maintain all of this data in an active database.

So the advent of the data lake became a necessity. We needed a place where we could store large volumes of information for cheap.

 

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Danny has over 20 years of IT experience as a software developer, cloud engineer, and technical trainer. After attending a conference on cloud computing in 2009, he knew he wanted to build his career around what was still a very new, emerging technology at the time — and share this transformational knowledge with others. He has spoken to IT professional audiences at local, regional, and national user groups and conferences. He has delivered in-person classroom and virtual training, interactive webinars, and authored video training courses covering many different technologies, including Amazon Web Services. He currently has six active AWS certifications, including certifications at the Professional and Specialty level.