What you will learn

This course will teach you how to run managed databases with Amazon RDS.

  • The basic features of Amazon RDS

  • The Database Engines available in Amazon RDS

  • How to create managed database instances in Amazon RDS

  • How to monitor databases running in Amazon RDS

  • How to create and manage RDS databases using Terraform and Infrastructure as Code

  • Best Practices of using Amazon RDS in production

Course Outline

  • 17 lessons

    Easy to follow lessons and labs covering how to use RDS with hands-on exercises.

  • 1 hour

    This course includes 1 hour of video content. Watch on-demand, anytime, anywhere.

  • Quizzes and Exercises

    Put your learning to use with quizzes and hands-on exercises.


Lesson 1: What you will learn on this course

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Course curriculum

  • 1


    • Welcome to the course

    • What you will learn on this course

  • 2

    Getting Started

    • Prerequisites for this course

    • Using the terminal

    • Optional: How to install the Linux terminal on Windows 10 with WSL

    • Where to find the code examples

  • 3

    Diving In

    • RDS Basics

    • Components of RDS

    • Database Engines: Overview

    • Database Engines: Amazon Aurora

    • Database Engines: MariaDB

  • 4

    Hands On with RDS

    • Lab: Create a MySQL database in RDS

    • Lab: Create a PostgreSQL database in RDS

  • 5

    Afterword & Next Steps

    • Further reading

    • Recommended courses

    • Congratulations

    • Help us improve: What can we do better?

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