AWS Certified Database – Specialty validates expertise in the breadth of AWS database services and accelerating the use of database technology to drive your organization’s business transformation. This exam validates a candidate’s comprehensive understanding of databases, including the concepts of design, migration, deployment, access, maintenance, automation, monitoring, security, and troubleshooting.



AWS certification overview

Terminology explanation:

  • AWS (Amazon Web Services): A cloud computing platform from Amazon, currently widely used, providing more than 175 services with full features such as compute, database, kernel intelligence. create, machine learning ...
  • AWS Certification: is a certification system that assesses expertise and practical skills on Amazon cloud computing systems.

The Value of Owning an AWS Credential

AWS Certification assesses understanding of the cloud (cloud computing), specifically Amazon Web Services (AWS) services, as well as the effective application of those services in practice; and provide the foundation needed to work with AWS services and solutions.

It can be said that owning an AWS certificate is a strong proof that you have been endorsed by one of the most prestigious organizations in the field of cloud computing. With your AWS certification in hand, you'll advance, demonstrate your skills and open up a wide range of career opportunities in the increasingly competitive Cloud market.

Statistics show that 52% of IT professionals (Information Technology) after gaining AWS professional certifications, their reports are immediately widely searched for in the organization. Furthermore, 45% of professionals effectively performed their roles and 43% improved their job performance significantly (Global Knowledge IT Skills and Salary Report 2019)

AWS Certification System

The AWS certification suite is divided into Cloud Practitioner, Architect, Developer, Operations and Specialty roles; with 3 levels of Foundational (Basic), Asociate (Members) and Professional (Professional).

Foundational: Needs at least 6 months of any position experience with basic knowledge of AWS Cloud.

Associate (Associate): Approximately 1 year of experience in problem solving and solution deployment using AWS Cloud is required.

Professional: At least 2 years of comprehensive experience required in the design, operation, and troubleshooting solutions using AWS Cloud.

Specialty: Has technical experience working with AWS Cloud in a specific area of expertise.

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AWS Certified Database – Specialty

The AWS Certified Database – Specialty exam is intended for individuals who perform a database-focused role. This exam validates a candidate’s comprehensive understanding of databases, including the concepts of design, migration, deployment, access, maintenance, automation, monitoring, security, and troubleshooting. The exam also validates a candidate’s ability to complete the following tasks:

  • Understand and differentiate the key features of AWS database services
  • Analyze needs and requirements to design and recommend appropriate database solutions by using AWS services

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Exam Outline

  • Domain 1: Workload-Specific Database Design 26%
  • Domain 2: Deployment and Migration 20%
  • Domain 3: Management and Operations 18%
  • Domain 4: Monitoring and Troubleshooting 18%
  • Domain 5: Database Security 18%

TOTAL 100%

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Domain 1: Workload-Specific Database Design 26%
Domain 2: Deployment and Migration 20%
Domain 3: Management and Operations 18%
Domain 4: Monitoring and Troubleshooting 18%
Domain 5: Database Security 18%
TOTAL 100%


Domain 1: Workload-Specific Database Design
1.1 Select appropriate database services for specific types of data and workloads
1.2 Determine strategies for disaster recovery and high availability
1.3 Design database solutions for performance, compliance, and scalability
1.4 Compare the costs of database solutions
Domain 2: Deployment and Migration
2.1 Automate database solution deployments
2.2 Determine data preparation and migration strategies
2.3 Execute and validate data migration
Domain 3: Management and Operations
3.1 Determine maintenance tasks and processes
3.2 Determine backup and restore strategies
3.3 Manage the operational environment of a database solution
Domain 4: Monitoring and Troubleshooting
4.1 Determine monitoring and alerting strategies
4.2 Troubleshoot and resolve common database issues
4.3 Optimize database performance
Domain 5: Database Security
5.1 Encrypt data at rest and in transit
5.2 Evaluate auditing solutions
5.3 Determine access control and authentication mechanisms
5.4 Recognize potential security vulnerabilities within database solutions

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Beneficiary's nameCong ty co phan AtohaNguyen Si Trieu Chau
Bank Account6868 24687777 2468
Bank nameAsia Commercial Joint Stock Bank (ACB)Asia Commercial Joint Stock Bank (ACB)
Bank addressACB, Tan Son Nhi, HCMCACB, Tan Son Nhi, HCMC


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"Learning materials can be in English or Vietnamese depending on the class. Atoha can train in both English or Vietnamese."

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