AWS Databases: The Big Picture

The way you store and organize data can either limit or enhance your capabilities. This course covers use cases for different types of databases, an overview of AWS database services, and what you need to know to become a database specialist.
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Nov 26, 2020
Duration
1h 49m
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Description
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Nov 26, 2020
Duration
1h 49m
Description

Data is one of the most valuable assets for organizations. How you store and organize that data can either enhance or limit what you can do. In this course, AWS Databases: The Big Picture, you’ll learn to choose the best database for the job and identify which AWS service you can leverage for your implementation. First, you’ll explore use cases for different database types. Next, you’ll discover the AWS services that implement different types of databases. Finally, you’ll learn what is involved with being a database specialist - including design, maintenance, optimization, and troubleshooting. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of AWS Databases needed to use the right tool for the job based on your data and application needs.

About the author
About the author

Craig is passionate about solving problems with the right tools. He has a bachelor's and master's degree in computer science with extensive experience in AWS, microservices, and artificial intelligence. Craig enjoys teaching and mentoring others so they can save time and accomplish their goals faster.

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Course Overview
Hi everyone. My name is Craig Golightly, and welcome to my course, AWS Databases: The Big Picture. I am a senior software consultant. Data is one of the most valuable assets for organizations. How you store and organize that data can either enhance your operations and insights or limit what you can do. In this course, you'll learn to choose the best database type for each application and identify which AWS service you can leverage for your implementation. If you're studying for the AWS Database ‑ Specialty exam, this course will help you understand foundational concepts before diving into the details for each database service. Some of the major topics that we will cover include use cases for different database types, AWS services for various database types, and responsibilities of a database specialist. By the end of this course, you'll have a good understanding of database types, available AWS database services, and the responsibilities of a database specialist, including design, maintenance, and optimization of various database types. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn about AWS databases with the AWS Databases: The Big Picture course, at Pluralsight.