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Exasol Database Development


About This Course

The course shows how to develop Lua Scripts in Exasol. Lua is Exasol's major procedural language.

We cover the following topics:

  • Lua fundamentals
  • Expert knowledge on Lua scripts in Exasol
  • The query-wrapper framework
  • Preprocessor scripts
  • Best practices
  • Use cases

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

Who is this training for

This course is for attendees who want to learn to develop Lua programs in Exasol. No prior programming experience in Lua is required. You should attend the course Exasol Essentials before this course.

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 Developer.

Course Staff

Michael Bailey

Michael Bailey

Michael is a Technical Trainer and Course Developer for Exasol.

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. Certification is optional and charged with 150 EUR incl. VAT per attempt. One free exam attempt is granted per course if you complete 70% of the hands-on exercises.

How does the certification process work?

After completing the online training, you have the option to do a certification exam. The exam consists of 30 multiple-choice questions and you need to achieve at least 75% to pass and to receive a certificate.

Will I be able to get help?

Each course has a Discussion Forum, where you can put your course related questions. Exasol staff monitors these.