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Exasol Database Developing Essentials

Enrollment in this course is by invitation only

About This Course

This training will get you up and running with Exasol quickly.

The course will cover the following topics:

  • Comprehensive introduction to the Exasol database
  • Database design best practices
  • Database administration basics, e.g., TMS, user and rights management
  • Understanding of system and statistical tables
  • Scripting basics
  • ETL concepts and best practices

The course consists of videos, quizzes and hands-on exercises. Within the hands-on exercises, you will write your own queries on the Exasol Community Edition. We will provide you some example data which you use as a base dataset for your queries, views and scripts.

Who is this training for

This course has been designed for everyone who uses the Exasol database. No prior experience in Exasol is needed, but we expect knowledge in databases, especially SQL. The Exasol Certified Developer training is the prerequisite for the expert courses (Performance Expert, Scripting Expert, EXApowerlytics Expert).

Course Details

  • Duration: 2 weeks
  • Each week, we release new video material and hands-on exercises
  • Each week requires approximately 4-6 hours of your time, depending on your level of preparation.
  • You are qualified for the certification exam if you achieve a 65% or above on graded material.

Course Staff

Johannes Schildgen

Johannes Schildgen

Johannes Schildgen is a trainer and solution engineer at Exasol. Besides delivering on-site trainings, he has built the Exacademy to teach Exasol fundamentals as well as providing expert courses to customers and partners.

Uwe Hesse

Uwe Hesse

Uwe works as Technical Evangelist and Trainer for Exasol.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I register for this training?

You can register for public trainings as well as for Exacademy trainings in the Exasol User Portal.

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 successfully finished the online training (by achieving 65% on the hands-on exercises), you will be invited for a certification test. The test consists of 50 multiple-choice questions and you need to achieve at least 65% to pass and receive a certificate. If you fail, you have up to two retries. The certification cost is 150 EUR incl. VAT per attempt.

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. For all questions that are not directly related to the course content, you can use the user community or our support.