Building Data Lakes on AWS

Tuition: $695 (Early Bird by DEC 2 Discount: $300 | 3+ Group Discount: $600)
Open Registration: Wednesday, Dec 15, 2021
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After taking this course, you will be able to:
  • Apply data lake methodologies in planning and designing a data lake
  • Articulate the components and services required for building an AWS data lake
  • Secure a data lake with appropriate permission
  • Ingest, store, and transform data in a data lake
  • Query, analyze, and visualize data within a data lake

This course is for data platform engineers, solution architects, and IT professionals.
Prerequisites: one year of experience building data analytics pipelines or have completed the digital AWS Data Analytics Fundamentals.


Topics are covered in the order they appear, however some jumping back-and-forth is necessary to explore relevant topics at the time they are first encountered. Below is a list of topics that will be covered by module:

Module 1: Introduction to data lakes
-	Describe the value of data lakes
-	Compare data lakes and data warehouses
-	Describe the components of a data lake
-	Recognize common architectures built on data lakes

Module 2: Data ingestion, cataloging, and preparation
-	Describe the relationship between data lake storage and data ingestion
-	Describe AWS Glue crawlers and how they are used to create a data catalog
-	Identify data formatting, partitioning, and compression for efficient storage and query
Lab 1: Set up a simple data lake

Module 3: Data processing and analytics
-	Recognize how data processing applies to a data lake
-	Use AWS Glue to process data within a data lake
-	Describe how to use Amazon Athena to analyze data in a data lake

Module 4: Building a data lake with AWS Lake Formation
-	Describe the features and benefits of AWS Lake Formation
-	Use AWS Lake Formation to create a data lake
-	Understand the AWS Lake Formation security model
Lab 2: Build a data lake using AWS Lake Formation

Module 5: Additional Lake Formation configurations
-	Automate AWS Lake Formation using blueprints and workflows
-	Apply security and access controls to AWS Lake Formation
-	Match records with AWS Lake Formation FindMatches
-	Visualize data with Amazon QuickSight
Lab 3: Automate data lake creation using AWS Lake Formation blueprints
Lab 4: Data visualization using Amazon QuickSight

Module 6: Architecture and course review
-	Post course knowledge check
-	Architecture review
-	Course review

Lab exercises are designed to cover one particular topic and help with learning retention.

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This course is compatible with AWS official curriculum.
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