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Building Data Analytics Solutions Using Amazon Redshift

SS Course: 62590

Course Overview

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In this course, you will build a data analytics solution using Amazon Redshift, a cloud data warehouse service. The course focuses on the data collection, ingestion, cataloging, storage, and processing components of the analytics pipeline. You will learn to integrate Amazon Redshift with a data lake to support both analytics and machine learning workloads. You will also learn to apply security, performance, and cost management best practices to the operation of Amazon Redshift.                                                                  

Scheduled Classes

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09/15/22 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led
12/01/22 - TDV - Virtual-Instructor Led - Virtual-Instructor Led

What You'll Learn

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Compare the features and benefits of data warehouses, data lakes, and modern data architectures
  • Design and implement a data warehouse analytics solution
  • Identify and apply appropriate techniques, including compression, to optimize data storage
  • Select and deploy appropriate options to ingest, transform, and store data
  • Choose the appropriate instance and node types, clusters, auto scaling, and network topology for a particular business use case
  • Understand how data storage and processing affect the analysis and visualization mechanisms needed to gain actionable business insights
  • Secure data at rest and in transit
  • Monitor analytics workloads to identify and remediate problems
  • Apply cost management best practices
  • In this course, you will learn to:

Outline

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Viewing outline for:
Data analytics use cases
  • Using the data pipeline for analytics
  • Why Amazon Redshift for data warehousing?
  • Overview of Amazon Redshift
  • Amazon Redshift architecture
  • Interactive Demo 1: Touring the Amazon Redshift console
  • Amazon Redshift features
  • Practice Lab 1: Load and query data in an Amazon Redshift cluster
  • Ingestion
  • Interactive Demo 2: Connecting your Amazon Redshift cluster using a Jupyter notebook with Data API
  • Data distribution and storage
  • Interactive Demo 3: Analyzing semi-structured data using the SUPER data type
  • Querying data in Amazon Redshift
  • Practice Lab 2: Data analytics using Amazon Redshift Spectrum
  • Data transformation
  • Advanced querying
  • Practice Lab 3: Data transformation and querying in Amazon Redshift
  • Resource management
  • Interactive Demo 4: Applying mixed workload management on Amazon Redshift
  • Automation and optimization
  • Interactive demo 5: Amazon Redshift cluster resizing from the dc2.large to ra3.xlplus cluster
  • Securing the Amazon Redshift cluster
  • Monitoring and troubleshooting Amazon Redshift clusters
  • Data warehouse use case review
  • Activity: Designing a data warehouse analytics workflow
  • Modern data architectures

Prerequisites

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Students with a minimum one-year experience managing data warehouses will benefit from this course. We recommend that attendees of this course have:

      Who Should Attend

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      Completed either AWS Technical Essentials or Architecting on AWS
      • Completed Building Data Lakes on AWS
      • This course is intended for data warehouse engineers, data platform engineers, and architects and operators who build and manage data analytics pipelines.

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