Chapter 3: Understanding AWS Infrastructure

After learning about the different types of database engines you need to know for the AWS Certified Database – Specialty exam, it's time to start learning AWS specifics, starting with AWS infrastructure. It's important you know the basics of how AWS works, and the key components involved as they do come up in the AWS Certified Database – Specialty exam both as direct questions specifically about how to configure the cloud infrastructure ready to host a database, and also indirectly in terms of troubleshooting or access issues, which can be infrastructure-related.

Infrastructure refers to underlying services that support your database. Even the simplest of database deployments require servers, networking, ...

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