AWS-DBDBAW: Planning and Designing Databases on AWS

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About this Course

This course will help you learn the design considerations for hosting databases on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2). You will learn about our relational database services including Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS), Amazon Aurora, and Amazon Redshift. You will also learn about our non relational database services including Amazon DocumentDB, Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon ElastiCache, Amazon Neptune, and Amazon QLDB. By the end of this course, you will be familiar with the planning and design requirements of all 8 of these AWS databases services, their pros and cons, and how to know which AWS databases service is right for your workloads.

Audience Profile

Data platform engineers, Database administrators, Solutions architects, IT professionals.

At Course Completion


Module 1: Module 1: Database Concepts and General Guidelines

Module 2: Database Planning and Design

Module 3: Databases on Amazon EC2

Module 4: Purpose-Built Databases

Module 5: Databases on Amazon RDS

Module 6: Databases in Amazon Aurora

Module 7: Databases in Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility)

Module 8: Amazon DynamoDB Tables

Module 9: Databases in Amazon Neptune

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

Module 11: Databases in Amazon ElastiCache

Module 12: Data Warehousing in Amazon Redshift

Module 13: Course Review


We recommend that attendees of this course have previously completed the following AWS courses:

  • AWS Database Offerings digital training
  • Data Analytics Fundamentals digital training
  • Architecting on AWS classroom training