Lab: Data Lake Automation


This lab will give you an understanding of the AWS Lake Formation – a service that makes it easy to set up a secure data lake in days, as well as Athena for querying the data you import into your data lake. intro


The DMS Lab is a prerequisite for this lab.

Tasks Completed in this Lab:

In this lab you will be completing the following tasks:

  1. Create a JDBC connection to RDS in AWS Glue
  2. Lake Formation IAM Role

    If your account is already setup with Glue Data catalog permissions then upgrade to Lake Formation Permission set by following

  3. Lake Formation – Add Administrator and start workflows using Blueprints
  4. Explore the components of a Glue WorkFlow created by lake formation
  5. Explore workflow results in Athena
  6. Grant fine grain access controls to Data Lake user
  7. Verify data permissions using Athena

See demo video here