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AWS Certified Database - Specialty Complete Video Course (Video Training)

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  • Copyright 2021
  • Edition: 1st
  • Online Video
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-736289-7
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-736289-9

8 Hours of Video Instruction

The AWS Certified Database Specialty Complete Video Course provides eight hours of video instruction, which includes full topic coverage, case studies, test-taking strategies, and sample questions all with the goal of exam success in mind!

The AWS Certified Database Specialty Complete Video Course is designed to walk you through the topics covered on the exam so you have the knowledge you need for exam success. The course follows the exam question domains with specific content to maximize chances of achieving certification. The author, Chad Smith, an experienced AWS Architect, shares his extensive knowledge of the AWS Certified Database - Specialty materials so you are prepared and confident on test day. He provides detailed explanations of the question domains and what is required for the exam, including case studies and sample questions.

AWS certifications are among the most sought-after in the technology sector, and the certification exams cover a wide range of services, technologies, and implementation patterns.

Topics include:
Module 1: AWS Certified Database - Specialty Certification Exam Basics
Module 2: Workload-Specific Database Design
Module 3: Deployment and Migration
Module 4: Management and Operations
Module 5: Monitoring and Troubleshooting
Module 6: Database Security
Module 7: Next Steps 
Skill Level


 Learn How To
* Recognize the services and features that are covered on the AWS Certified Database - Specialty exam
* Select AWS database services based on requirements and scenarios
* Recognize tradeoffs between different implementation patterns
* Implement migration strategies from existing AWS databases or on-premises deployments
* Manage database operations and maintenance using best practices
* Implement database monitoring infrastructure and learn how to troubleshoot common issues
* Optimize strategies while managing the associated tradeoffs
* Secure a database solution, including the database service and the data itself
* Audit a database deployment and recognize security vulnerabilities
* Study and use key terms and strategies for exam success 

Who Should Take This Course
* AWS Solution Architects
* AWS Database Architects
* AWS Database Administrators
* AWS SysOps professionals
* AWS Security professionals

Course Requirements
* Basic understanding of AWS database services
* Strong working knowledge of database technologies, including architecture and operations 

Lesson Descriptions
Module 1, "AWS Certified Database - Specialty Certification Exam Basics," introduces the AWS Database Specialty certification and summarizes the prerequisites and skills required to be a successful candidate for certification.

Module 2, "Workload-Specific Database Design," is the first discussion of the official exam content and consists of three lessons. It covers the first of the five question domains and is split into three lessons covering Database Service Summary, DR and HA Design, and Database Service Comparisons and Tradeoffs.

Module 3, "Deployment and Migration," covers the second exam question domain, and is split into three lessons, covering Database Deployment Automation, Migration Strategies, and Migration Execution and Validation.

Module 4, "Management and Operations," covers management and operations, specifically database operations. The topics covered include Maintenance Tasks and Processes and Backup and Restore Strategies.

Module 5, "Monitoring and Troubleshooting," covers the fourth exam question domain of the same name. Monitoring and alerting strategies are covered, as well as troubleshooting common issues. The module also provides strategies for database performance optimization.

Module 6, "Database Security," is split into Data Encryption, Auditing for Vulnerabilities, and Access Control and Authentication.

Module 7, "Next Steps," outlines the steps you can take after watching this course should you need further study or practice before taking the exam. 

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Sample Content

Table of Contents

Module 1: AWS Certified Database - Specialty Certification Exam Basics
Lesson 1: Exam Guide and Question Format
Module 2: Workload-Specific Database Design
Lesson 2: Database Service Summary
Lesson 3: DR and HA Design
Lesson 4: Database Service Comparisons and Tradeoffs
Module 3: Deployment and Migration
Lesson 5: Database Deployment Automation
Lesson 6: Migration Strategies
Lesson 7: Migration Execution and Validation
Module 4: Management and Operations
Lesson 8: Maintenance Tasks and Processes
Lesson 9: Backup and Restore Strategies
Module 5: Monitoring and Troubleshooting
Lesson 10: Monitoring and Alerting Strategies
Lesson 11: Troubleshooting Common Issues
Lesson 12: Performance Optimization
Module 6: Database Security
Lesson 13: Data Encryption
Lesson 14: Auditing for Vulnerabilities
Lesson 15: Access Control and Authentication
Module 7: Next Steps
Lesson 16: Next Steps


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