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Build hands-on skills with AWS Database services with 3 FREE AWS Builder Labs for a limited time.

Interested in building hands-on skills that you can apply to AWS database services? In this blog, you will lean how to unlock 3 Hands-On Database Labs for FREE from May 1 through June 30.

Viktoria Semaan
Amazon Employee
Published Mar 28, 2024
Interested in building hands-on skills that you can apply to AWS database services? AWS has unlocked 3 x 60-minute Database Builder Labs available for FREE, from May 1 through June 30.
You can practice building cloud solutions using the AWS Console, risk-free, without needing to have a paid subscription to AWS Skill Builder.
These labs would normally require a paid subscription, but for a limited time (May 1 through June 30), you can try them for FREE.
The following 3 labs will be available on 1-MAY:
  1. Building with Amazon Aurora Databases (Intermediate)
    ➡ Access lab here | URL to come
  2. Building with Amazon DocumentDB Databases (Intermediate)
    ➡ Access lab here | URL to come
  3. Building with Amazon DynamoDB Tables (Intermediate)
    ➡ Access lab here | URL to come
The best way to learn is by doing! That's why I encourage you to take advantage of this limited-time opportunity to build practical, hands-on skills, as an immersive alternative to viewing educational videos.
These AWS Builder Labs will help you to prepare for real-world scenarios that you can apply on-the-job.
Want to continue to get hands-on with even more lab experiences? Access to an AWS Skill Builder subscription gives you the chance to try out 1,000+ lab experiences. After June 30th, extend your learning journey with a FREE 7-Day Trial before you sign-up for a monthly or annual subscription.
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More info on AWS Database Services, and specific details on each of these 3 FREE lab offerings can be found below:
Elevate your skillset to confidently apply your knowledge to AWS database services
AWS offers 15+ purpose-built databases optimized for diverse data models. These fully managed services free teams from maintenance tasks and provide continuous monitoring, automated scaling, and enterprise-grade security. Database options deliver high performance, availability and scalability for business-critical workloads, with 3-5X faster relational databases and microsecond latency for non-relational options.
AWS Builder Lab Details
  1. AWS Builder Lab: Building with Amazon Aurora Databases
    Investigate how and when parallel query is applied to a statement, as well as ensure that parallel query is applied where it provides the most benefit.
Intended audience: solutions architects, database architects, developers, data engineers
Level: Intermediate
Duration: 1 hour
Course objectives:
  • Understand how parallel query can benefit your workload
  • Understand the benefit of parallel query for large datasets
  • Determine some of the situations that trigger parallel query
  1. AWS Builder Lab: Building with Amazon DocumentDB Databases
    Convert a relational data model to a non-relational data model and import the converted data to Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility), run complex queries to meet your business objectives, and investigate backup and performance monitoring options.
Intended audience: solutions architects, database architects, developers, data engineers
Level: Intermediate
Duration: 1 hour
Course objectives:
  • Evaluate relational and non-relational data
  • Load and verify data in Amazon DocumentDB
  • Run complex queries to meet business objectives
  • Monitor health and performance of Amazon DocumentDB
  • Restore an Amazon DocumentDB database from a backup
  1. AWS Builder Lab: Building with Amazon DynamoDB Tables
    Explore a fully managed non-relational AWS database service: Amazon DynamoDB.
    Intended audience: solutions architects, database architects, developers, data engineers
    Level: Intermediate
    Duration: 1 hour
Course objectives:
  • Load and verify data in DynamoDB
  • Run complex queries to meet your objective
  • Improving performance using DAX
  • Review logging and monitoring options
  • Restore service from backups
     

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