Exam Readiness: AWS Certified Database – Specialty

Duration: 1 Day (8 Hours)

Exam Readiness: AWS Certified Database – Specialty Course Overview:

This course is specifically designed to prepare you for the AWS Certified Database – Specialty exam. The exam validates your proficiency in designing, implementing, deploying, and maintaining database solutions.

Throughout the course, you will gain an understanding of the logistics and mechanics of the exam. You will also explore the exam’s technical domains, which include the following:

  1. Domain 1: Workload-Specific Database Design: This domain focuses on designing database solutions tailored to specific workload requirements and considerations.
  2. Domain 2: Deployment and Migration: This domain covers the implementation and migration of databases to AWS, including selecting appropriate database services and executing migration strategies.
  3. Domain 3: Management and Operations: This domain delves into the management and operational aspects of AWS database solutions, including backup and restore, monitoring, troubleshooting, and optimization.
  4. Domain 4: Monitoring and Troubleshooting: This domain emphasizes monitoring, identifying, and resolving database performance and operational issues in AWS.
  5. Domain 5: Database Security: This domain covers the implementation of security measures and best practices to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of database systems in AWS.

During the course, you will review core AWS services and key concepts related to each of these exam domains. This knowledge will provide you with a solid foundation to tackle the exam questions effectively.

In addition, the course will equip you with strategies for approaching exam questions and reinforce your learning through practice questions and quizzes. By the end of the course, you will have a clear understanding of the exam logistics, technical domains, core AWS services, and key concepts necessary to succeed in the AWS Certified Database – Specialty exam.

Course level: Advanced

Intended audience
This course is intended for:

  • DB admin or ops/admin – database.
  • Data platform engineers
  • Database developers
  • Solutions architects

Module 0: Course introduction

  • 1.1 Select the appropriate database services for specific types of data and workloads
  • 1.2 Determine strategies for disaster recovery and high availability
  • 1.3 Design database solutions for performance, compliance, and scalability
  • 1.4 Compare the costs of database solutions
  • Multiple question interactive domain review
  • 2.1 Automate database solution deployments
  • 2.2 Determine data preparation and migration strategies
  • 2.3 Execute and validate data migration
  • Multiple question interactive domain review
  • 3.1 Determine maintenance tasks and processes
  • 3.2 Determine backup and restore strategies
  • 3.3 Manage the operational environment of a database solution
  • Multiple question interactive domain review
  • 4.1 Determine monitoring and alerting strategies
  • 4.2 Troubleshoot and resolve common database issues
  • 4.3 Optimize database performance
  • Multiple question interactive domain review
  • 5.1 Encrypt data at rest and in transit
  • 5.2 Evaluate auditing solutions
  • 5.3 Determine access control and authentication mechanisms
  • 5.4 Recognize potential security vulnerabilities within database solutions
  • Multiple question interactive domain review
  • 20 sample exam questions

We recommend that attendees of this course have the following knowledge and experience:

  • AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner or an Associate-level AWS Certification
  • 5 or more years of hands-on experience working with complex database solutions on AWS

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This course comes with following benefits:

  • Practice Labs.
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  • Access to the recordings of your class sessions for 90 days.
  • Digital courseware
  • Experience 24*7 learner support.

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