Greenplum Architecture, Administration, and Implementation

Greenplum Architecture, Administration, and Implementation Course Description

Duration: 5.00 days (40 hours)

In this course, you will learn to design and implement the Greenplum environment and gain the information needed to install, configure, and manage the Greenplum database system. You will be introduced to the Greenplum environment, consisting of the Greenplum Database and supported systems. You will learn the fundamental concepts on data warehousing, business intelligence, and how Greenplum helps to solve business problems in managing and analyzing big data. You will evaluate logical models and business requirements to determine the best physical design for a Greenplum database.

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Intended Audience for this Greenplum Architecture, Administration, and Implementation Course

  • » This course is intended for any person who presently or plans to:
  • » Install Greenplum Database
  • » Design and develop for Greenplum Database implementation
  • » Administer and manage the Greenplum Database

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Greenplum Architecture, Administration, and Implementation Course Objectives

  • » Greenplum features, benefits, and architecture in terms of shared nothing and the Massively Parallel Processing (MPP) design
  • » Support redundancy and high availability with Greenplum
  • » Data models used in data warehousing and how data is stored in Greenplum
  • » Install, initialize, validate, and configure Greenplum Database
  • » Manage database objects and workload management processes by defining and managing roles, privileges, and resource queues
  • » Use table partitioning as a design methodology for handling large tables
  • » Load data into a Greenplum database instance using external tables, SQL copy, insert commands, and parallel load utilities
  • » Use data manipulation language and data query language to access, manage, and query data
  • » Perform system administrative tasks, including managing and checking the state of the Greenplum database, its data, and the distribution of data
  • » Perform backup and restoration of Greenplum data
  • » Distribute and store data in Greenplum using a distribution key and partitioning
  • » Use EXPLAIN and EXPLAIN ANALYZE to help the Greenplum query plan optimizer determine how to handle a submitted query
  • » Improve query performance by keeping statistics up to date and tuning the database for sampling size and error conditions
  • » Determine when it's best to use an index and what type of index to use
  • » Improve query performance by following a number of performance enhancement tips

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Greenplum Architecture, Administration, and Implementation Course Outline

      1. Greenplum Fundamental Concepts
        1. Basics of Data Warehousing
        2. Greenplum Concepts, Features, and Benefits
        3. Greenplum Architecture
          1. Shared Nothing and MPP Implementation
      2. Database Installation and Initialization
        1. Systems Preparation and Verification
        2. Greenplum Database Initialization
      3. Greenplum Database Tools, Utilities, and Internals
        1. PSQL Client and Greenplum Utilities
        2. Greenplum Performance Monitor
        3. Greenplum Database Server Configuration
        4. Greenplum Database Internals
      4. Defining and Securing the User Database
        1. Data Definition Language
        2. Data Manipulation and Data Query Language
        3. Roles, Privileges, and Resources
      5. Data Loading and Distribution
        1. Data Loading
        2. Table Partitioning
      6. Database Management and Archiving
        1. Managing the Greenplum Database
        2. Backup and Restores
      7. Data Modeling and Design
        1. Data Modeling
        2. Physical Design Decisions
      8. Performance Analysis and Tuning
        1. JOIN Tables
          1. Types and Methods
        2. Database Tuning
        3. EXPLAIN Plan
          1. Analyzing Queries
        4. Improve Performance with Statistics
        5. Indexing Strategies
      9. Developing Reports Using Advanced SQL
        1. Advanced Reporting Using Online Analytic Processing (OLAP)
        2. PostgreSQL Functions
        3. Advanced SQL Topics and Performance Tips
      10. Labs

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Skills Assessment

We ensure your success by asking all students to take a FREE Skill Assessment test. These short, instructor-written tests are an objective measure of your current skills that help us determine whether or not you will be able to meet your goals by attending this course at your current skill level. If we determine that you need additional preparation or training in order to gain the most value from this course, we will recommend cost-effective solutions that you can use to get ready for the course.

Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
This assessment is for your benefit and best taken without any preparation or reference materials, so your skills can be objectively measured.

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