Designing Database solutions in AWS - Level 3

AVG Duration5h


This learning path has been designed for those looking to enhance their skills when designing database solutions in AWS at an intermediate level, ideally for those who have more than 18 months experience working with AWS.

Using a combination of on-demand courses and hands-on labs you will be introduced to a number of different AWS services and features. Using the new skills obtained from this learning path you will be able to effectively demonstrate knowledge of how to effectively design database solutions in AWS

Learning Objectives:

By the end of this learning path you will be able to:

  • Analyze target AWS database platforms when performing a migration
  • Create and deploy an enterprise-wide scalable RDS Database solution to meet and exceed workload performance expectations
  • Create an AWS database solution to withstand AWS global infrastructure outages with minimal data loss


Your certificate for this learning path

Training Content

Course - Advanced - 2h 8m
Designing Database solutions in AWS - Level 3
Hands-on Lab - Beginner - 1h 30m
Migrating MySQL to PostgreSQL With the AWS Database Migration Service
Learn how to migrate a MySQL database to Amazon Aurora Postgres with the AWS Database Migration Service.
Hands-on Lab - Intermediate - 1h
Migrating to Amazon RDS Graviton2 Database Instances
Explore your options for migrating an existing RDS database instance running on x86_64 architecture to Arm64-based Graviton2 instances in this lab.
Hands-on Lab Challenge - Beginner - 1h 10m
AWS Database Migration Service (DMS) Challenge
In this lab challenge, your database skills are tested as you are tasked to migrate data between two real RDS instances using AWS Database Migration Service.
Hands-on Lab - Beginner - 1h 30m
Mitigating Amazon RDS Performance Bottlenecks With a Read Replica
Learn how to create a read only Amazon RDS read-only replica to improve performance in this hands-on lab.
About the Author
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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.