Amazon RDS: Best Practices

by Ian Fogelman

This course will teach the best practices of the AWS RDS service. Join the onboarding of an existing database and experience what AWS RDS provides for managing databases in the cloud.

What you'll learn

RDS allows you to launch many database backends quickly with AWS. In this course, Amazon RDS: Best Practices, you'll learn about the AWS RDS service from onboarding an on-premises database to the cloud. First, you'll discover how the relational database service helps with backups and snapshots. Next, you'll explore how to manage the different database environments inside your VPC. Finally, you'll learn how to effectively administer your RDS instances. When you're finished with this course, you'll have the knowledge and first-hand experience with RDS management techniques to help prepare for the AWS Database specialization exam.

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About the author

Ian is a database enthusiast with particular expertise in the Microsoft data stack. Other technologies that Ian has expert level experience with include ETL, Python development, cloud architecture and systems automation. Ian holds the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) for data management and analytics as well as the AWS Solution Architect associate certifications. Ian also writes for multiple technical blogs including which he founded in 2019.

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