Administering Amazon Aurora on Amazon RDS

Amazon Aurora is a relational database that combines the power of commercial-grade performance with affordability and open-source. This course will help you master Aurora operations and understand why Aurora is the fastest growing service of AWS.
Course info
Rating
(19)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Dec 10, 2018
Duration
3h 26m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(19)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Dec 10, 2018
Duration
3h 26m
Description

AWS is reinventing the relational database landscape with their fast-growing engine, Amazon Aurora. In this course, Administering Amazon Aurora on Amazon RDS, you'll learn everything you'll need to migrate and operate Aurora clusters in AWS. First, you'll see the innovations Aurora is making and how to create an Aurora cluster. Next, you'll discover how to migrate existing databases to Aurora and how to manage, scale, and monitor those databases. Finally, you'll explore Aurora cloning, integration with other AWS services like Lambda, and bleeding edge technologies, Aurora Serverless and Aurora Multi-Master. After taking this course, you'll have gained the skills necessary to provide real-world value to organizations using Amazon Aurora.

About the author
About the author

Aaron is an independent cloud architect and software developer, specializing in solutions on Amazon Web Services (AWS). He holds several certifications encompassing development, architecture, and operations within the AWS cloud service suite. Aaron has contributed to companies offering services in the healthcare, training, and e-commerce sectors of business. His interests in the cloud space include automation, serverless computing, data, and security. When he isn't working on his next project, Aaron can be found gaming with friends, or at the local poker tables.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
(Music playing) Hey everyone, my name is Aaron Medacco, and welcome to my course Administering Amazon Aurora on Amazon RDS. I'm a software developer and cloud architect experienced in using Amazon Web Services, and I'm excited to teach you everything you need to know about AWS's relational database offering, Amazon Aurora. As the fastest-growing service in the Amazon Cloud, Amazon Aurora has combined the cost-effectiveness and ease of using open source database engine technologies with the scale, durability, availability, and performance of a commercial-grade solution. Whether you already use Aurora, or you've heard about it and are curious about what it is and how to migrate to it, this course has you covered. In this course, we'll walk through everything you need to know about Amazon Aurora to migrate, manage, scale, and monitor your Aurora clusters, as well as how to integrate it with other services in AWS. The major topics we'll cover include migrating existing databases over to an Aurora cluster, management, scaling, and monitoring Aurora clusters once they're operational, cloning and replication of your Aurora data for enterprise scale and development use cases, integration of Aurora with other AWS services, and some of the newest innovations of Aurora in Aurora Serverless and Aurora Multi-Master. By the end of this course, you'll have mastered the skills required to both migrate data to Aurora and use the tools it provides to upgrade your applications with the latest relational database technology. Before beginning this course, you should be comfortable with using Amazon Web Services at a basic level and familiar with SQL and relational databases in general. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn how to take advantage of AWS's fastest-growing service, Aurora, for your relational databases in the Administering Amazon Aurora on Amazon RDS course here at Pluralsight.