Introduction to Amazon Aurora

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Introduction to Amazon Aurora

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This lab guide introduces you to Amazon Aurora.

This lab provides you with basic understanding of using Amazon Aurora. You will be shown the steps to create an Amazon Aurora instance and then connect to it.

Topics covered

By the end of this lab, you will be able to:

  • Create an Amazon Aurora instance
  • Connect to a pre-created Amazon RDS for MySQL instance
  • Connect to a pre-created Amazon EC2 instance that has MySQL Workbench installed
  • Load data into the Amazon RDS for MySQL instance from a dump file
  • Load data into the Amazon Aurora instance from the same dump file
  • Query the data in the Amazon Aurora instance
  • Query the data in the Amazon RDS for MySQL instance and compare the results


To successfully complete this lab, you should have experience connecting to Microsoft Windows instances using RDP and have a basic knowledge of AWS.

This lab assumes that you are using Windows operating system, which comes with Windows Remote Desktop Connection that you can use as your RDP client. If you are on another operating system, You can use one of the following Remote Desktop Applications:

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