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Exasol Advanced Analytics


About This Course

In this training, we will teach you how to develop UDF Scripts in Exasol.

The course will cover the following topics:

  • Analysis of polystructured data and Big Data
  • UDF Scripts in Lua, Python, Java, and R
  • Extension of built-in languages
  • BucketFS
  • Debugging UDF Scripts
  • Connecting to external sources
  • Practice-based examples

The course consists of videos, quizzes and hands-on exercises. Within the hands-on exercises, you will write your own UDF scripts on the Exasol Community Edition.

Who is this training for

This course has been designed for everyone who already completed the Exasol Essentials training course and who wants to learn more about developing UDF Scripts features in Exasol. You should be familiar with at least one of the following languages: Lua, Python, Java, or R.

Course Details

  • Exacademy courses are self-paced
  • You can start and continue the course whenever you want
  • This course consists of video material and hands-on exercises
  • There are no deadlines for the hands-on exercises
  • This course requires approximately 5-8 hours of your time, depending on your level of preparation.
  • The videos and hands-on exercises are a preparation for the certification Exasol Certified Expert for Advanced Analytics.

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

Where can I register for this training?

You can create an Exacademy account under After logging in, you can enroll for Exasol online courses.

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.