A Review of IAM Controls

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This lesson covers the different options available to you to enable you to authenticate to your Amazon RDS and Amazon DynamoDB Databases. You'll learn about the difference between authentication and authorization, as well as Identity and Access Management, and how to authenticate to Amazon RDS, and DynamoDB.

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Learning Objectives

  • Define the differences between authentication and authorization  
  • Understand the key components of IAM used for access control and authentication
  • Learn the authentication methods used to access RDS databases across different DB engines
  • Learn the authentication controls of Amazon DynamoDB

Intended Audience

This lesson has been designed to assist those who are responsible for securing, designing, and operating AWS Database solutions. It is also ideal for anyone who is looking to take the AWS Certified Database - Specialty exam.

Prerequisites

To get the most out of this lesson, you should have a basic awareness of AWS database services, in addition to AWS Identity & Access Management.

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