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Planning and Designing Databases on AWS

SS Course: 58526

Course Overview

In this course, you will learn about planning and designing your solutions with purpose-built Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud databases. The course introduces you to the features and characteristics of each of these databases and shares the design considerations that you should make while using them. By taking this course, you can develop the analytical skills needed to choose the right AWS database for your unique needs.

By the end of the course, you will be able to analyze a business use case, analyze the workload, and assess application requirements to identify and design the most suitable AWS database solution to support your organizational needs.                                                                  

Scheduled Classes

05/07/24 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led (click to enroll)
06/18/24 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led (click to enroll)

What You'll Learn

Summarize the AWS Well-Architected Framework for designing database solutions.
  • Choose an appropriate purpose-built database service for a given workload.
  • Design a relational database solution to solve a business problem.
  • Design a NoSQL database solution to solve a business problem.
  • Analyze data from multiple databases to solve a business problem.
  • Discuss the security considerations for your database solution.


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Module 0: Course Introduction
  • Module 2: Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS)
  • Module 3: Amazon Aurora
  • Challenge Lab 1: Working with Amazon Aurora databases
  • Module 4: Amazon DynamoDB
  • Module 5: Amazon Keyspaces (for Apache Cassandra)
  • Module 6: Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility)
  • Module 7: Amazon Quantum Ledger Database (Amazon QLDB)
  • Challenge Lab 2: Working with Amazon DynamoDB Tables
  • Module 8: Amazon Neptune
  • Module 9: Amazon Timestream
  • Module 10: Amazon ElastiCache
  • Module 11: Amazon MemoryDB for Redis
  • Module 12: Amazon Redshift
  • Module 13: Tools for Working with AWS Databases
  • Challenge Lab 3: Working with Amazon Redshift clusters


Familiarity with AWS database services
  • Understanding of database design concepts and/or data modeling for relational or nonrelational databases
  • Familiarity with cloud computing concepts
  • Familiarity with general networking and encryption concepts
  • Completion of the digital course Introduction to Building with AWS Databases

    Who Should Attend

    Solutions architects
    • Database architects
    • Developers

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