Greenplum Introduces New Training Courses to Increase Enterprise Data Warehousing Success

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Advanced training enables database administrators, system administrators and developers to get more out of their data warehouse appliances

Greenplum, a leading provider of database software for the next generation of data warehousing and analytics, today introduced new training courses designed to help its enterprise customers realize the full potential of Greenplum Database implementations. Greenplum's new courses equip customers and partners with the knowledge required to administer and optimize Greenplum Database in a wide range of business intelligence environments.

Available Greenplum training courses include:

  • The one-day Greenplum Fundamentals training course provides students with an introduction to the Greenplum architecture, the MPP environment, data warehousing fundamentals, PostgreSQL, and Unix.
  • Greenplum Advanced SQL and Tuning is a two-day course that will take students through a typical Greenplum implementation and ultimately teach students how to create databases, schemas and other database objects as well as how to select load methodologies and optimize and tune queries through a connected series of hands-on labs.
  • The Greenplum Administration course is centered around the installation, upgrade and maintenance of the Greenplum database system and will teach students to master the configuration, administration, monitoring, backup and recovery, workload management and access control of the Greenplum Database.

"The hands-on experience gained in Greenplum's training programs will help database administrators, system administrators and developers become productive and indispensable in their company's implementations of the industry's fastest and most affordable high-end data warehousing solution," said Scott Yara, president and co-founder of Greenplum.

For more information about Greenplum's training courses, please visit

About Greenplum
Greenplum is a data infrastructure company that is reinventing how companies gain insight and competitive advantage from their data. The company's flagship product, Greenplum Database, is built to support the next generation of data warehousing and large-scale analytics processing. Supporting SQL and MapReduce parallel processing, Greenplum Database offers industry-leading performance at a low cost for companies managing terabytes to petabytes of data. Greenplum Database is used by major global organizations including Fox Interactive Media, Nasdaq, NYSE Euronext, Reliance Communications, Skype and LinkedIn. Greenplum partners with Sun Microsystems to power the Sun Data Warehouse Appliance. For more information visit

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