Which Database Service Should I Use

Intermediate
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In this lesson, we explain how to choose the most appropriate AWS database for your use case based on specific design requirements such as consistency, availability, scalability, and access patterns.

Learning Objectives

  • Design requirements that might impact your choice in database
  • Use cases for each AWS relational database, and 
  • Use cases for each AWS NoSQL database option

Intended Audience

  • Those that are looking to better understand the differences between the AWS database services
  • Those who want to understand how to choose the right database service for a current or future project

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Alana Layton is an experienced technical trainer, technical content developer, and cloud engineer living out of Seattle, Washington. Her career has included teaching about AWS all over the world, creating AWS content that is fun, and working in consulting. She currently holds six AWS certifications. Outside of Cloud Academy, you can find her testing her knowledge in bar trivia, reading, or training for a marathon.

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