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Amazon DynamoDB: Best Practices

by Raj Saha

This course will teach you best practices for designing scalable, highly available, and highly performant DynamoDB databases on AWS. This course will prepare you for AWS Certified Database - Specialty (DBS-C01) Certification exam.

What you'll learn

Amazon DynamoDB is a fully managed, highly available, durable NoSQL database, and a powerful alternative to its SQL counterpart.

In this course, Amazon DynamoDB: Best Practices, you’ll learn key features of DynamoDB, along with how to analyze requirements to design DynamoDB solutions.

First, you’ll explore how to design responsive, scalable, and highly available DynamoDB databases.
Next, you’ll discover migration strategies, backup restore and automated deployments for DynamoDB.
Finally, you’ll learn how to optimize database performance and secure your database.

When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of an AWS database architect needed to answer questions from the DynamoDB domain of the AWS Certified Database - Specialty (DBS-C01) Certification exam.

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Course Overview

Course FAQ

What is Amazon DynamoDB?

DynamoDB is an Amazon service that supports key-value and document data structures.

What is DynamoDB used for?

DynamoDB is used to provide built-in security, backup and restores, and in-memory caching for internet-scale applications across multiple regions.

What will I learn from this DynamoDB tutorial?

In this course, you will learn: DynamoDB's components, Migration and automation, Security, logging, monitoring, and troubleshooting, Optimizing performance, and several key topics covered on the AWS certification exam! By the end of this course, you will know how to design, build, run, and operate DynamoDB systems.

Will this course prepare me for the AWS certification exam?

Though this course will not fully prepare you to take the AWS certification exam, this course will cover key topics that are included in the AWS certification exam.

What prerequisites are needed?

Prerequisites for this course are a basic knowledge of AWS services along with some experience with common database concepts.

About the author

Rajdeep is a Senior Cloud Architect at a Fortune Top 10 company. He is AWS-Professional Certified Solutions Architect and has worked in Fortune top 20 companies as Distinguished Cloud Architect. He has migrated real enterprise projects into cloud using VMs(EC2), Containers and Serverless. He has published blogs and presented well received talks in conferences. Rajdeep is a published instructor and also runs a YouTube channel on technology. He uses his real world experience to teach and connect w... more

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