Validate new skills and apply knowledge to your working environment through a variety of practical exercises.

In this course, you will learn new concepts, strategies, and best practices for designing a cloud-based data warehousing solution using Amazon Redshift, the petabyte-scale data warehouse in AWS. You will learn how to collect, store, and prepare data for the data warehouse by using other AWS services such as Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon EMR, Amazon Kinesis Firehose, and Amazon S3. Additionally, this course demonstrates how to use business intelligence tools to perform analysis on your data.

Who should take this course

Database architects
Database administrators
Database developers
Data analysts and scientists


This course covers the following concepts

Day 1

Course Introduction
Introduction to Data Warehousing
Introduction to Amazon Redshift
Understanding Amazon Redshift Components and Resources
Launching an Amazon Redshift Cluster
Day 2

Reviewing Data Warehousing Approaches
Identifying Data Sources and Requirements
Designing the Data Warehouse
Loading Data into the Data Warehouse
Day 3

Writing Queries and Tuning Performance
Maintaining the Data Warehouse
Analyzing and Visualizing Data
Course Summary






Course Details

What You Will Learn?

Core concepts of data warehousing
Evaluate the relationship between Amazon Redshift and other big data systems
Evaluate use cases for data warehousing workloads and review case studies that demonstrate implementation of AWS data and analytic services as part of a data warehousing solution
Choose an appropriate Amazon Redshift node type and size for your data needs
Discuss security features as they pertain to Amazon Redshift, such as encryption, IAM permissions, and database permissions
Launch an Amazon Redshift cluster and use the components, features, and functionality to implement a data warehouse in the cloud
Use other AWS data and analytic services, such as Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon EMR, Amazon Kinesis Firehose, and Amazon S3, to contribute to the data warehousing solution
Approaches and methodologies for designing data warehouses
Data sources and assess requirements that affect the data warehouse design
Design the data warehouse to make effective use of compression, data distribution, and sort methods
Load and unload data and perform data maintenance tasks
Write queries and evaluate query plans to optimize query performance
Configure the database to allocate resources such as memory to query queues and define criteria to route certain types of queries to your configured query queues for improved processing
Use features and services, such as Amazon Redshift database audit logging, Amazon CloudTrail, Amazon CloudWatch, and Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS), to audit, monitor, and receive event notifications about activities in the data warehouse
Prepare for operational tasks, such as resizing Amazon Redshift clusters and using snapshots to back up and restore clusters
Use a business intelligence (BI) application to perform data analysis and visualization tasks against your data