AWS DynamoDB Fundamentals

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18 hours to complete
3 weeks at 6 hours a week
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

What you'll learn

  • Describe NoSQL database and Amazon DynamoDB.

  • Describe Table level and Item level operations on DynamoDB tables.

  • Describe DynamoDB Indexes and Global tables.

  • Describe DynamoDB backups.

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There are 6 modules in this course

Welcome to the NoSQL Introduction. In the first week of the course. we'll learn the importance of NoSQL database. We will also learn the difference between SQL and NoSQL databases. This course will help the learners to understand the relation between NoSQL and Amazon DynamoDB.

What's included

3 videos2 readings2 quizzes1 discussion prompt

In the second week of this course, we'll learn about CRUD operations performed on DynamoDB Tables. We'll also explore the concepts of Auto Scaling and different types of storage capacities used with DynamoDB tables.

What's included

15 videos1 reading4 quizzes

In the third week of the course, we'll get an overview of Get, Put and Delete items operations in DynamoDB tables. We'll understand certain operations that allows to perform batch reads or writes on data stored in from one or more DynamoDB tables. In the end, you will learn to manage complex business workflows using DynamoDB transactional read and write APIs

What's included

15 videos1 reading3 quizzes

Welcome to the fourth week of the course. Here, we'll learn few more Item Level Operations such as Scan, Query and UpdateItem. We'll also explore expressions in DynamoDB and its related operations. By the end of this module, we'll be in position to describe Item Level Operations in DynamoDB.

What's included

12 videos1 reading3 quizzes

In the fifth week of the course, we'll undertand the concept of indexes and global tables used in DynamoDB. We will be able to differentiate between Local Secondary Indexes and Global Secondry Indexes. We'll also demonstrate the working of indexes and global tables using a real-world example.

What's included

15 videos1 reading3 quizzes

In the sixth week of the course, we'll learn about on-demand backup capability for DynamoDB. We will also explore and demonstarte another type of backup capability used in DynamoDB that is point-in-time recovery (PITR). By the end of this week, you wil understand the concept of backups used in DynamoDB.

What's included

7 videos2 readings2 quizzes


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