AWS4510 Planning & Designing Databases on AWS

Course Code: AWS4510   Duration: 3 Days   Price: £2,095+VAT
Overview

In this course, you will learn about the process of planning and designing both relational and nonrelational AWS databases. It will teach you how to use workload requirements to define database design considerations and also explore the features and capabilities of the eight AWS database services. By the end of the course, you will be able to determine which AWS database service is right for your workloads and design the database to meet your requirements.

Audience

This course is intended for

  • Data engineers
  • Solutions architects
  • Developers
  • IT professionals
Learning Objectives

By actively participating in this course, you will learn about the following:

  • Apply database concepts, database management, and data modelling techniques
  • Evaluate hosting databases on Amazon EC2 instances
  • Evaluate relational AWS database services and their features (Amazon RDS, Amazon Aurora, and Amazon Redshift)
  • Evaluate nonrelational AWS database services and their features (Amazon DocumentDB, Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon ElastiCache, Amazon Neptune, and Amazon QLDB)
  • Examine how the design criteria apply to each service
  • Apply management principles based on the unique features of each service
Pre-Requisites

We recommend that attendees of this course have:

  • Familiarity with AWS Database Services, equivalent to AWS Database Offerings digital training
  • Understanding of database design concepts, and/or data modelling for relational or nonrelational databases
  • Familiarity with cloud computing concepts
  • Familiarity with general networking and encryption concepts
  • Understanding of the three V’s of data (volume, velocity, and variety)
  • Familiarity with basic data analytics concepts, equivalent to Data Analytics Fundamentals digital training

Understanding of general architecting best practices and the AWS Well-Architected Framework, equivalent to Architecting on AWS classroom training

Course Contents

Day One

 

Module 1: Database concepts and general guidelines

  • Databases in the cloud
  • Database design principles
  • Transactional compliance

 

Module 2: Database planning and design

  • Workload requirements
  • Design considerations

 

Module 3: Databases on Amazon EC2

  • Amazon EC2 for hosting databases

 

Module 4: Purpose-built databases on Amazon EC2 and Amazon RDS

  • The journey to AWS
  • Data modelling basics

 

Module 5: Amazon RDS

  • Amazon RDS overview
  • Amazon RDS distinguishing features
  • Amazon RDS design considerations

 

Hands-on Lab: working with Amazon RDS databases

 

Module 6: Amazon Aurora

  • Amazon Aurora overview
  • Amazon Aurora distinguishing features
  • Amazon Aurora design considerations

 

Day Two

 

Module 6: Amazon Aurora (continued)

  • Hands-on Lab: working with Amazon Aurora databases

 

Module 7: Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility)

  • Amazon DocumentDB overview
  • Amazon DocumentDB design considerations
  • Amazon DocumentDB distinguishing features

 

Hands-on Lab: working with Amazon DocumentDB databases

 

Module 8: Amazon DynamoDB

  • Amazon DynamoDB overview
  • Amazon DynamoDB data modelling
  • Amazon DynamoDB distinguishing features
  • Amazon DynamoDB design considerations

 

Hands-on Lab: working with Amazon DynamoDB

 

Day Three

 

Module 9: Databases in Amazon Neptune

  • Amazon Neptune overview
  • Amazon Neptune design considerations

 

Module 10: Databases in Amazon Quantum Ledger Database (Amazon QLDB)

  • Amazon QLDB overview
  • Amazon QLDB Design Considerations

 

Module 11: Databases in Amazon ElastiCache

  • Amazon ElastiCache overview
  • Amazon ElastiCache for Memcached
  • Amazon ElastiCache for Redis

 

Module 12: Data warehousing in Amazon Redshift

  • Amazon Redshift overview
  • Amazon Redshift distinguishing features
  • Amazon Redshift data modelling
  • Amazon Redshift design considerations

 

Hands-on Lab: working with Amazon Redshift Clusters

 

Module 13: Course Overview

 

Exam Information

There is no exam directly relating to this course.

 

This training course provided by Skilltec is accredited through Global Knowledge Training Ltd. Global Knowledge Training Ltd are the authorised learning partner; all trademarks and partner statuses are provided through them.

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