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Data Warehousing on AWS

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Duration

3 Days

18 CPD hours

About this course

This course is intended for:
Database architects
Database administrators
Database developers
Data analysts and scientists

Overview

This course is designed to teach you how to:
Discuss the core concepts of data warehousing, and the intersection between data warehousing and big data solutions
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, and Amazon S3, to contribute to the data warehousing solution
Architect the data warehouse
Identify performance issues, optimize queries, and tune the database for better performance
Use Amazon Redshift Spectrum to analyze data directly from an Amazon S3 bucket
Use Amazon QuickSight to perform data analysis and visualization tasks against the data warehouse

Description

Data Warehousing on AWS introduces you to concepts, strategies, and best practices for designing a cloud-based data warehousing solution using Amazon Redshift, the petabyte-scale data warehouse in AWS. This course demonstrates how to collect, store, and prepare data for the data warehouse by using other AWS services such as Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon EMR, Amazon Kinesis, and Amazon S3. Additionally, this course demonstrates how to use Amazon QuickSight to perform analysis on your data

Module 1: Introduction to Data Warehousing
  • Relational databases
  • Data warehousing concepts
  • The intersection of data warehousing and big data
  • Overview of data management in AWS
  • Hands-on lab 1: Introduction to Amazon Redshift
Module 2: Introduction to Amazon Redshift
  • Conceptual overview
  • Real-world use cases
  • Hands-on lab 2: Launching an Amazon Redshift cluster
Module 3: Launching clusters
  • Building the cluster
  • Connecting to the cluster
  • Controlling access
  • Database security
  • Load data
  • Hands-on lab 3: Optimizing database schemas
Module 4: Designing the database schema
  • Schemas and data types
  • Columnar compression
  • Data distribution styles
  • Data sorting methods
Module 5: Identifying data sources
  • Data sources overview
  • Amazon S3
  • Amazon DynamoDB
  • Amazon EMR
  • Amazon Kinesis Data Firehose
  • AWS Lambda Database Loader for Amazon Redshift
  • Hands-on lab 4: Loading real-time data into an Amazon Redshift database
Module 6: Loading data
  • Preparing Data
  • Loading data using COPY
  • Data Warehousing on AWS
  • AWS Classroom Training
  • Concurrent write operations
  • Troubleshooting load issues
  • Hands-on lab 5: Loading data with the COPY command
Module 7: Writing queries and tuning for performance
  • Amazon Redshift SQL
  • User-Defined Functions (UDFs)
  • Factors that affect query performance
  • The EXPLAIN command and query plans
  • Workload Management (WLM)
  • Hands-on lab 6: Configuring workload management
Module 8: Amazon Redshift Spectrum
  • Amazon Redshift Spectrum
  • Configuring data for Amazon Redshift Spectrum
  • Amazon Redshift Spectrum Queries
  • Hands-on lab 7: Using Amazon Redshift Spectrum
Module 9: Maintaining clusters
  • Audit logging
  • Performance monitoring
  • Events and notifications
  • Lab 8: Auditing and monitoring clusters
  • Resizing clusters
  • Backing up and restoring clusters
  • Resource tagging and limits and constraints
  • Hands-on lab 9: Backing up, restoring and resizing clusters
Module 10: Analyzing and visualizing data
  • Power of visualizations
  • Building dashboards
  • Amazon QuickSight editions and feature
Additional course details:

Nexus Humans Data Warehousing on AWS training program is a workshop that presents an invigorating mix of sessions, lessons, and masterclasses meticulously crafted to propel your learning expedition forward.

This immersive bootcamp-style experience boasts interactive lectures, hands-on labs, and collaborative hackathons, all strategically designed to fortify fundamental concepts.

Guided by seasoned coaches, each session offers priceless insights and practical skills crucial for honing your expertise. Whether you're stepping into the realm of professional skills or a seasoned professional, this comprehensive course ensures you're equipped with the knowledge and prowess necessary for success.

While we feel this is the best course for the Data Warehousing on AWS course and one of our Top 10 we encourage you to read the course outline to make sure it is the right content for you.

Additionally, private sessions, closed classes or dedicated events are available both live online and at our training centres in Dublin and London, as well as at your offices anywhere in the UK, Ireland or across EMEA.

Training Insurance Included!

When you organise training, we understand that there is a risk that some people may fall ill, become unavailable. To mitigate the risk we include training insurance for each delegate enrolled on our public schedule, they are welcome to sit on the same Public class within 6 months at no charge, if the case arises.

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