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AWS Aurora Training Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to AWS Aurora

  • What is Aurora?
  • Aurora DB Clusters
  • Aurora Versions
  • Regions and Availability Zones
  • Supported Aurora Features by Region and Engine
  • Aurora Connection Management
  • DB Instance Classes
  • Aurora Storage and Reliability
  • Aurora Security
  • High Availability for Amazon Aurora
  • Replication with Aurora

Module 2: Configuring Your Aurora DB Cluster

  • Creating a DB Cluster
  • Creating Resources with AWS CloudFormation
  • Using Aurora Serverless v1 and Serverless v2
  • Using Aurora Global Databases
  • Connecting to a DB Cluster
  • Using RDS Proxy
  • Working with Parameter Groups
  • Migrating Data to a DB Cluster

Module 3: Managing an Aurora DB Cluster

  • Stopping and Starting a Cluster
  • Modifying an Aurora DB Cluster
  • Adding Aurora Replicas
  • Managing Performance and Scaling
  • Cloning a Volume for an Aurora DB Cluster
  • Integrating with AWS Services
  • Maintaining an Aurora DB Cluster
  • Rebooting an Aurora DB Cluster or Instance
  • Deleting Aurora Clusters and Instances
  • Tagging RDS Resources
  • Working with ARNs

Module 4: Monitoring an Aurora DB Cluster

  • Overview of Monitoring
  • Viewing Key Monitoring Information
  • Monitoring Aurora DB Cluster Metrics
  • Monitoring with Performance Insights
  • Analysing Performance with DevOps Guru for RDS
  • Monitoring OS Metrics
  • Working with Amazon RDS Events
  • Working with Database Logs
  • Working with AWS CloudTrail and Amazon RDS
  • Using Database Activity Streams

Module 5: Aurora MySQL and Aurora PostgreSQL

  • Working with Aurora MySQL
  • Working with Aurora PostgreSQL

Module 6: Security

  • Database Authentication
  • Data Protection
  • Identity and Access Management
  • Logging and Monitoring
  • Compliance Validation
  • Resilience
  • Infrastructure Security
  • VPC Endpoints
  • Security Best Practices
  • Controlling Access with Security Groups
  • Master User Account Privileges
  • Service-Linked Roles
  • Using Amazon Aurora with Amazon VPC

Module 7: Troubleshooting for Aurora

  • Can't Connect to Amazon RDS DB Instance
  • Amazon RDS Security Issues
  • Resetting the DB Instance Owner Password
  • Amazon RDS DB Instance Outage or Reboot
  • Amazon RDS DB Parameter Changes Not Taking Effect
  • Amazon Aurora MySQL Out of Memory Issues
  • Amazon Aurora MySQL Replication Issues

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Who should attend this AWS Aurora Training Course?

The AWS Aurora Course is a comprehensive training course designed for professionals aiming to learn about Amazon Web Services Aurora database service and its features. This AWS Certification Course can be beneficial to a wide range of professionals, including:

  • Database Administrators
  • Database Engineers
  • Data Architects
  • Cloud Engineers
  • Solutions Architects
  • Cloud Operations Engineers
  • DevOps Engineers

Prerequisites of the AWS Aurora Training Course

There are no formal prerequisites to attend the AWS Aurora Course. However, a basic understanding of cloud computing and relational databases would be beneficial to delegates.

AWS Aurora Training Course Overview

AWS Aurora is a relational database service offered by Amazon Web Services. It combines the performance and availability of high-end commercial databases with the simplicity and cost-effectiveness of open-source databases. Where data plays an important role in business success, understanding and mastering AWS Aurora is crucial for organizations and IT professionals. 

Mastery of AWS Aurora is essential for IT professionals, Database Administrators, Developers, and anyone working with databases in the cloud. With the popularity of AWS and the need for scalable, reliable, and high-performance databases, AWS Aurora is an important skill to have. This training course caters beginners seeking to learn the basics of AWS Aurora and experienced AWS users seeking to deepen their expertise. 

This 2-day training course by The Knowledge Academy will equip delegates with the knowledge and practical skills to effectively deploy, manage, and optimise AWS Aurora databases. Delegates will learn about the architecture, best practices, and advanced features of AWS Aurora, enabling them to improve database performance, reduce costs, and ensure high availability.

Course Objectives 

  • To Understand the fundamentals of AWS Aurora architecture 
  • To learn how to provision and configure Aurora database instances 
  • To implement best practices for optimising Aurora database performance 
  • To explore data security and compliance considerations in Aurora 
  • To master database backups, replication, and failover strategies 
  • To troubleshoot common issues and monitor Aurora databases effectively 
  • To gain insights into scaling Aurora for high-demand workloads 
  • To ensure high availability and disaster recovery for Aurora databases

After successful completion of this training course, delegates will be well-prepared to employ AWS Aurora effectively in their organisations. They will receive a certification of completion and access to valuable resources to further enhance their AWS skills. Delegates can expand their AWS skills with The Knowledge Academy’s wide range of AWS Courses.

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What’s included in this AWS Aurora Training Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • AWS Aurora Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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Ways to take this course

Experience live, interactive learning from home with The Knowledge Academy's Online Instructor-led AWS Aurora Training. Engage directly with expert instructors, mirroring the classroom schedule for a comprehensive learning journey. Enjoy the convenience of virtual learning without compromising on the quality of interaction.

Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's AWS Aurora Training, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

Streamline large-scale training requirements with The Knowledge Academy's In-house/Onsite at your business premises. Experience expert-led classroom learning from the comfort of your workplace and engage professional development.


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AWS Aurora Training FAQs

AWS Aurora is a relational database service offered by Amazon Web Services (AWS). It is compatible with MySQL and PostgreSQL and provides high performance, scalability, and reliability for database applications.
The cost comparison between AWS Aurora and RDS can differ based on database engine type, instance size, storage requirements, and usage patterns. However, due to its performance and scalability features, Aurora may generally offer cost savings for specific workloads.
AWS Aurora is a relational database service for storing and managing structured data. It is commonly used for various applications, including e-commerce websites, content management systems, financial applications, gaming platforms, and other mission-critical workloads requiring high performance, scalability, and reliability.
AWS Aurora is generally faster than traditional MySQL databases due to its architecture, which is optimised for performance and scalability. It offers higher throughput and lower latency, making it suitable for demanding workloads that require rapid data processing and retrieval.
AWS Aurora offers high performance, scalability, and reliability with features like automatic scaling, high availability, fault tolerance, compatibility with MySQL and PostgreSQL, automated backups, security, and monitoring tools, making it ideal for demanding database workloads.
The benefits of this certification include validating expertise, unlocking career opportunities, gaining industry recognition, enhancing skills, and gaining a competitive edge in the cloud computing job market.
The scope of this training encompasses learning to manage, optimise, and troubleshoot AWS Aurora databases effectively, covering topics such as deployment, scalability, performance tuning, high availability, security, and best practices in database management.
There are no formal prerequisites to attend the AWS Aurora Training Course. However, a basic understanding of cloud computing and relational databases would be beneficial to delegates.
This AWS Aurora Training Course comes with a 2-day training session from experienced trainers, a digital delegate pack, and a certificate upon completion of the course.
The duration of this AWS Aurora Certification Course spans across 2 days.
This certification equips delegates with skills in deploying, managing, and optimising Aurora databases, including performance tuning, scalability, high availability, security, monitoring, troubleshooting, and backup strategies, enhancing proficiency in cloud database management.
After completing this course, job opportunities include Database Administrator, Cloud Solutions Architect, DevOps Engineer, Cloud Consultant, Systems Engineer, Data Engineer, Solutions Architect, and Technical Lead.
Should you encounter any difficulties accessing the course materials, our customer support team is available to assist and promptly resolve any issues you may encounter.
The Knowledge Academy in Edmonton is a prestigious training provider known for its extensive course offerings, expert instructors, adaptable learning formats, and industry recognition. It's a dependable option for those seeking these courses.
The training fees for AWS Aurora Training certification in Edmonton starts from CAD4295
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for AWS Aurora Training.
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