AWS Certified Data Analytics – Specialty

Build ability to design, implement, deploy data analytic solutions. 

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AWS Certified Data Analytics – Specialty course prepares students to take the AWS Certified Data Analytics – Specialty exam, which validates their ability to design, implement, deploy, and maintain data analytics solutions. 


In this course, students learn about the logistics of the exam and the mechanics of exam questions, and students explore the exam’s technical domains. Students review core AWS services and key concepts for each of the exam domains: 


Storage and Data Management 


Analysis and Visualization 


Students also learn key test-taking strategies and put them into action, working through multiple study questions. Once students have honed their skills, they have the chance to take a practice exam to help them assess their areas of strength and weakness, so that they know what to focus on in their pre-exam studies. 

Key Features of the course

Intensive Interactive Sessions 

Interactive-rich virtual and face-to-face classroom teaching to inculcate Problem-Based Learning 

Well-structured use-cases based sessions 

Well-structured use-cases to simulate challenges encountered in a Real-World environment 

Mentoring competency driven session 

AWS certified instructor-led training and mentoring sessions to develop Competency-Based Learning 

Self-Paced Learning

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Great Practical oriented Hands-On Lab Sessions 

50% plus hands-on lab sessions to encourage Thinking-Based Learning 

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Topics Covered

  • Module 1: Introduction
    • The Well-Architected Framework
    • AWS Global Infrastructure
  • Module 2: Data Collection Systems
    • Determine the characteristics and operation of collection system
    • Select a collection system that handles the source of data, frequency, and volume.
    • Select a collection system that addresses the important properties of data, such as format, order, and compression
    • Multiple question domain review
  • Module 3: Storage and Data Management 
    • Determine the characteristics and operations of the storage system for analytics
    • Determine the characteristics data access and retrieval patterns
    • Select right data format, schema, structure, and layout
    • Define a data lifecycle based on business requirements
    • Determine the appropriate system/Solution for cataloguing data and managing metadata
    • Multiple question interactive domain review
  • Module 4: Processing
    • Determine appropriate data processing solution requirements
    • Design a solution for transforming and preparing data for analysis
    • Automate and operationalize a data processing solution
  • Module 5: Analysis and Visualization
    • Determine the operational characteristics of the analysis and visualization solution
    • Select the appropriate data analysis solution for a given scenario
    • Select the appropriate visualization techniques for a given scenario
  • Module 6: Security
    • Select appropriate authentication and authorization mechanisms
    • Apply data protection and encryption techniques
    • Apply data governance and compliance controls
  • Module 7: Exam Preparation
    • This module is all about helping you to prepare for the exam
  • Module 8: Course Overview and Wrap-up
    • In this final module, students will have the information they need about the take-home practice quiz they have access to following the course. You will also summarize the course take-aways, including a quick review of the exam domains covered in the course


Working knowledge of AWS data analytics services, including Amazon EMR, AWS Glue, Amazon Redshift, Amazon Kinesis, AWS IoT Core, Amazon S3, Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon Athena, and Amazon RDS :

Exam Name: AWS Certified Data Analytics – Specialty

No. of Questions : 40-60

Duration : A140 minutes

Security : 18%

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Skills Measured

Domain 1: Collection 18%

Domain 2: Storage and Data Management 22%

Domain 3: Processing 24%

Domain 4: Analysis and Visualization 18%

Domain 4: Security 18%

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    Enroll in AWS Certified Solutions Architect online

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Who should attend this course?

  • Solutions architects

  • Solution design engineers

What skills will you learn in the course?

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The Architecting on AWS course is ideal for those looking to improve their AWS cloud skills and propel their career path. With a high demand for AWS solutions architects and higher earning potential for trained employees, the AWS Certified Solutions Architect is the most-sought after profession.

  • Build highly scalable and cost effective applications
  • Become an Amazon certified professional
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Earning AWS Certified Data Analytics – Specialty validates expertise in using AWS data lakes and analytics services to get insights from data. AWS Certified Data Analytics – Specialty is intended for individuals with experience and expertise working with AWS services to design, build, secure, and maintain analytics solutions

  • IT professionals
  • Data platform engineers/data architects
  • Data scientists/Data analysts
  • Solutions architects/Professionals

Candidates need to answer between 65 questions, either multiple choice or multiple response.

Candidates will get 180 minutes to complete the Microsoft Azure Architect Expert exam.

The exam will cost about 300 USD.

Candidates will need to score 700 to pass the for AWS certified Data Analytics Speciality Certification exam, On each exam domain, a minimum score of 35 percent needs to be scored.

Candidates must wait for 24 hours to retake the AWS certified Data Analytics Speciality exam. Also, candidates can log in to their certification dashboard to reschedule the exam.

AWS Certifications are valid for three years. To maintain your AWS Certified status, we require you to periodically demonstrate your continued expertise though a process called recertification. Recertification helps strengthen the overall value of your AWS Certification and shows individuals and employers that your credential covers the latest AWS knowledge, skills, and best practices .

  • Instructor-led training from Xebia helps you prepare best for Exam
  • Self-paced learning on AWS Docs and Official training material
  • Take a practice test

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