Exam Readiness: AWS Certified Database - Specialty

Learn to what expect for the exam, how the exam is structured, and how to interpret questions

The AWS Certified Database - Specialty exam validates expertise in recommending, designing, and maintaining the optimal AWS database solution to improve performance, reduce costs, and enable innovation. Take this advanced-level course to learn how to prepare for the exam by exploring the exam’s topic areas and how they map to databases on AWS and to specific areas to study.

Course Objectives

In this course, you will learn to:

  • Navigate the logistics of the examination process
  • Understand the exam structure and question types
  • Identify how questions relate to AWS database concepts
  • Interpret the concepts being tested by exam questions
  • Develop a personalized study plan to prepare for the exam

Intended Audience

This course is intended for:

  • Candidates in the following roles who are preparing to take the exam
    • Data platform engineer
    • Database administrator
    • Solutions architect


We recommend attendees of this course have:

  • AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner or an Associate-level AWS Certification
  • Five or more years of hands-on experience working with complex database processes and analysis solutions on AWS

Course Overview


Course Modality
Classroom (virtual and in person)


Course Level


Course Time
1 day


Course Language