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Bigdata Greenplum DBA Training is a comprehensive course designed to teach you the skills required to manage and maintain a Greenplum data warehouse. This course is perfect for individuals who are interested in building a career in Big Data Administration.

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In-depth coverage of Greenplum architecture and administration

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Hands-on experience with Greenplum installation and configuration

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Practical knowledge of managing and monitoring a Greenplum cluster<br /><br />

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Greenplum architecture and administration


Installation and configuration of Greenplum


Management and monitoring of a Greenplum cluster


Backup and recovery procedures


Performance tuning and security management

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  • Greenplum Architecture
  • About the Greenplum Master
  • About the Greenplum Interconnect
  • About Segment Mirroring in Greenplum
  • Segment Failover and Recovery in Greenplum
  • About Master Mirroring in Greenplum

  • About Distributed Databases
  • Understanding Greenplum Distribution Policies
  • Broadcast

  • About Greenplum Query Processing
  • Understanding Query Planning and Dispatch in Greenplum
  • Understanding Greenplum Query Plans
  • Understanding Parallel Query Execution in Greenplum

  • Access control and Greenplum security
  • Managing Roles and Privileges in Greenplum
  • Security Best Practices for Roles and Privileges
  • Creating New Roles (Users) for Greenplum
  • Creating Groups (Role Membership) in Greenplum
  • Managing Object Privileges
  • Encrypting Data in Greenplum
  • Greenplum Time-based Authentication
  • Required Permissions for Greenplum
  • How to Add Time-based Constraints in Greenplum

  • Configuring Greenplum Client Authentication
  • Allowing Connections to Greenplum Database
  • Limiting Concurrent Connections in Greenplum

  • Accessing the Greenplum Database
  • Establishing a Database Session
  • Supported Client Applications
  • Greenplum Database Client Applications
  • Greenplum Database Application Interfaces
  • Third-Party Greenplum Client Tools
  • Troubleshooting Greenplum Connection Problems

  • Defining Greenplum Database Objects
  • Creating and Managing Greenplum Databases
  • Creating and Managing Greenplum Tablespaces
  • Creating and Managing Schemas in Greenplum
  • Creating and Managing Tables in Greenplum
  • Choosing the Table Storage Model in Greenplum
  • Partitioning Large Tables
  • Creating and Using Sequences
  • Using Indexes in Greenplum Database
  • Creating and Managing Views in Greenplum

  • Managing Data in Greenplum
  • About Concurrency & Isolation in Greenplum database
  • Inserting New Rows in Greenplum
  • Updating Existing Rows in Greenplum
  • Deleting Rows in Greenplum
  • Vacuuming the Greenplum Database

  • Starting and Stopping Greenplum
  • Overview
  • Starting Greenplum Database
  • Stopping Greenplum Database

  • Loading and Unloading Data
  • Greenplum data loading options
  • Greenplum External tables
  • Example of loading data with External Tables and greenplum dist
  • Green plum load

  • Backing Up and Restoring Greenplum Databases
  • Overview of Backup and Restore Greenplum Operations
  • Backing Up a Greenplum Database
  • Restoring From Parallel Backup Files
  • pg_dump

  • Monitoring a Greenplum System
  • Monitoring Greenplum System State
  • Viewing the Greenplum Database Server Log Files

  • Routine System Maintenance Tasks
  • Routine Vacuum and Analyze
  • Routine Reindexing
  • Managing Greenplum Database Log Files

  • Common Causes of Performance Issues
  • Identifying Hardware and Segment Failures
  • Managing Workload
  • Maintaining Database Statistics
  • Optimizing Data Distribution
  • Optimizing Your Database Design

  • Investigating a Performance Problem
  • Checking System State
  • Checking Database Activity
  • Troubleshooting Problem Queries
  • Investigating Error Messages
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Target Audience:

  • Database Administrators
  • System Administrators
  • Data Analysts
  • Big Data Professionals
  • IT Professionals
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  • Basic knowledge of Linux commands
  • Familiarity with SQL
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Benefits of the course:

  • Gain hands-on experience with Greenplum DBA environment
  • Learn from experienced instructors
  • Develop skills required to manage and maintain a Greenplum data warehouse
  • Enhance your career prospects in the field of Big Data Administration
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Exam details to pass the course:

  • There is no exam required to pass this course.
  • However, to receive a completion certificate, you must complete all the modules and pass the assessments.
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Certification path:

  • There are no specific certifications needed to learn this course.
  • However, upon completion of the course, you will receive a completion certificate from Skillzcafe.
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Career options after doing the course:

  • Big Data Administrator
  • Database Administrator
  • Data Analyst
  • Data Scientist

Why should you take this course from Skillzcafe:

Why should you take this course from Skillzcafe:
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  • Bullet Icon Hands-on experience with Greenplum DBA environment
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No, prior knowledge of Greenplum is not required for this course.

The course duration is  50 hours.

No, you will have access to a Greenplum environment through a virtual machine provided by Skillzcafe.

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