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Introduction to Amazon RDS & DynamoDB

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38m
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Description

This course introduces you to two widely-used AWS database services: the Amazon Relational Database Service — known as RDS — and Amazon DynamoDB. It provides a foundational understanding of both, allowing you to understand the differences between them and how you might use them within your own environment. You'll learn about the main features of the services and watch demonstrations from the AWS platform on how to create each type of database.

If you have any feedback relating to this course, please contact us at support@cloudacademy.com.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn about Amazon RDS, its features, and its use case
  • Create an Amazon RDS database
  • Learn about DynamoDB, its features, and its use case
  • Create a DynamoDB database

Intended Audience

This course is ideal for anyone looking to understand the basic principles of Amazon RDS and DynamoDB. Anyone in an architect or database administration role will also find this course beneficial.

Prerequisites

To get the most out of this course, you should have a basic understanding of both the AWS platform and databases in general.

Transcript

Hello, and welcome to this course where I will introduce you to two of the database services which are widely used within AWS, these being the Amazon Relational Database Service, known as RDS, and Amazon DynamoDB.

My name is Stuart Scott and I'm 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 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 looking to understand the basic principles of Amazon RDS and DynamoDB. Also, those in an architect or database administration role would find this course of benefit. This course has been designed to provide a foundational understanding to both Amazon RDS and DynamoDB, allowing you to understand the differences between the two and how you might use them within your own environment. It will also cover the main features of the services and a demonstration on how to create each database.

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'd be greatly appreciated if you can contact support@cloudacademy.com.

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Stuart Scott
AWS Content Director
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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 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.