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Exasol Administration Essentials


About This Course

We discuss Exasol Administration topics that are not platform specific here.

The course covers the following topics:

  • Exasol Cluster Architecture
  • Manage EXAStorage volumes
  • Manage Exasol Databases
  • Rights Management
  • Backup
  • Restore
  • Upgrade

The course contains videos, quizzes and many hands-on exercises. These can be done with an Exasol Community Edition. We recommend that you attend the Exasol Essentials course before this course. There we explain (among many other things) how to install the Community Edition.

Who is this training for

This course has been designed for Administrators in charge of an Exasol Database. Also Developers and other people in technical roles may benefit from it.

Course Details

  • Exacademy courses are self-paced
  • You can start and continue the course whenever you want
  • This course contains videos and hands-on exercises
  • There are no deadlines for the hands-on exercises
  • It takes about 5-8 hours to do this course, depending on your level of preparation.
  • The videos and hands-on exercises are a preparation for the certification Exasol Certified Professional Administrator.

Course Staff

Uwe Hesse

Uwe Hesse

Uwe works as Training Coordinator, Course Developer and Instructor for Exasol. He is also in charge for Exasol's Certification programme.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the cost of the course?

All Exacademy courses are free-of-charge. The certification costs 150 EUR incl. VAT.

How does the certification process work?

After you finished the online training, you will be invited for a certification test. The test consists of 30 multiple-choice questions and you need to achieve at least 75% to pass and receive a certificate. The certification cost is 150 EUR incl. VAT per attempt.

To help you make the best of your home office time during the Corona crisis, we offer now certification for free for a limited period until 30th of June. This is how that works: After having completed the online learning course, you just write an email to with your registration details and the course you took. We will then reply with a voucher code that you can use for certification exam payment.

Will I be able to get help?

Each course has an active discussion section where trainees can help each other. In addition, the instructor(s), and other Exasol employees will monitor the forums and try to help. Often the fastest answer comes from another student. Please take all questions not directly related to the course content to our user community.