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Essential AWS Services for Database Administrators to Learn

Why AWS?

Cloud is becoming a vital part of Database Administration because it provides various database services & Infrastructure to run Database Ecosystems instantly. AWS (Amazon Web Services) is one of the pioneers in the Cloud according to the Gartner magic quadrant. Knowing more cloud infrastructure technologies is going to give more mileage to your Administrator career. In this article, you will find some of the AWS services which Database Administrators should know as they are basic to run Database opration.
Essential AWS Services List For Database Administrator (DBA)

Network
VPCs
Subnets
Elastic IPs
Internet Gateways
Network ACLs
Route Tables
Security Groups
Private Subnets
Public Subnets
AWS Direct Connect

Virtual Machine
EC2
AWS Work Space

Storage
EBS
EFS
S3

Database as Services (RDS)
MySQL / MariaDB
PostgreSQL
Oracle
Micrsoft SQL Server
AWS Aurora PostgreSQL/MySQL

Database Managed Services
AWS Dynamo DB
AWS Elasticsearch
Amazon DocumentDB

Messaging & Event Base Processing
Apache Kafka (Amazon MSK)

Warehousing/ OLAP /Analytics Stagging DB
AWS Redshift

Monitoring
Cloud watch
Amazon Grafana
Amazon Prometheus

Email Service
Amazon Simple Notification Service

Security
IAM
Secrets Manager

Database Task Automation
AWS Batch
AWS Lambda
Cloud Formation

Command-line interface (CLI) to Manage AWS Services
AWSCLI

Migration
Database Migration Service

Budget
AWS Cost Explorer
AWS Budgets

Some other Services & Combination worth of Exploring

Read more:
https://thedbadmin.com/essential-aws-services-for-database-administrators-to-learn/

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