Course Details

Greenplum Overview

The Greenplum Database builds on the foundations of open source database PostgreSQL.It primarily functions as a data warehouse and utilizes a shared-nothing, massively parallel processing (MPP) architecture. In this architecture, data is partitioned across multiple segment servers, and each segment owns and manages a distinct portion of the overall data; there is no disk-level sharing nor data contention among segments.

Course Greenplum Training
Mode of Training Instructor Led Live Online Training
Duration 30 hours
Timings Flexible (Our Rep will work with you on the timings that suits your needs)
Course Material Our Expert Trainer will share you all the necessary course material, ppts, videos and pdfs
Examples Trainer will cover Real time scenarios during the training
Interview Questions Click here to see the Greenplum Interview Questions
Certification Click here to know about the Greenplum Certification
Salary Trends Check here to see the salary trends

After Completion of this Course, you should be able to:

  • Design and implement the Greenplum Environment.
  • Install, Configure and Manage the Greenplum Database System.
  • Fundamentals Concepts on Dataware housing and Business Intelligence.
  • Managing and Analyzing Big data.

The Following can attend this training. Students/Professionals who is having enthusiasm in learning Greenplum can attend this training.

  • Professionals who plan to install Green plum Database.
  • Professionals who plan to design and develop for Greenplum database implementation.
  • Professionals who plan to administer and manage the Greenplum database.
  • Complete Understanding of Contemporary testing as per different business requirements.

As there are no pre-requisites for this training, learning basic concepts in Bigdata Analytics is beneficial.

Self Paced Learning moves at a pace set by the learner and is cost effective. It boosts the retention of information simultaneously to a large number of people. Self paced training is for the people who want to go fast track and want to finish the course in a minimal time. These Greenplum Training videos are carefully developed in such a way that even a fresher can easily understand and learn the product at his/her own pace.

On the other hand, Live Online Training takes place at a scheduled event or time where an Instructor plays an important role throughout the learning process.

Classes are conducted by Certified Greenplum Working Professionals with 100 % Quality Assurance.

With an experienced Certified practitioner who will teach you the essentials you need to know to kick-start your career on Greenplum. Our training make you more productive with your Greenplum Online Training. Our training style is entirely hands-on. We will provide access to our desktop screen and will be actively conducting hands-on labs with real-time projects.

What we promise at TekSlate:

1) We offer flexible timings unlike most other mediums of training, students can pick their own schedule according to their availability.

2) We offer free Greenplum Training Online demo, students can attend the demo session, asses the trainer and then join the course.

3) We offer Greenplum Online training free course material and also share project scenarios which are similar to what you work when you go to the corporate environment.

4) We share Greenplum tutorials of each training session so that you can review them later as well. These are developed by experts make it more easier for the learning professionals.

Greenplum Online Training Curriculum

Learning Objects: In this module we will learn about, Introduction and Architecture of Greenplum.

Topics include: Greenplum Concepts, Features and Benefits, Greenplum Master, Greenplum Segments, Greenplum Interconnect.

Learning Objects: In this module we will learn about, Installation and Failover concepts in greenplum.

Topics include: Segment Mirroring, Master Mirroring, Data Distribution in greenplum, Checking for Uneven Data Distribution, Database Installation and Configuration, Redundancy and Failover in Greenplum Database.

Learning Objects: In this Session we will learn about, how to create new users and also how to Manage object privileges.

Topics include: Security Best Practices for Roles and Privileges, Access Control and Security, Creating New Roles (Users),  Altering Role Attributes,  Creating Groups (Role Membership),  Managing Object Privileges.

Learning Objects: In this module we will understand parallel query execution, how to configure query plans and how query is being processed.

Topics include: About Greenplum query processing, Understanding query planning and dispatch in Greenplum, Understanding Greenplum Query plans, Understanding parallel Query execution in greenplum.

Learning Objects: In this module we will learn how to allow connections, limit the connections in Greenplum and also how to configure Client Authentication.

Topics include: Allowing Connections to Greenplum Database, Editing the pg_hba.conf File, Limiting Concurrent Connections.

Learning Objects: In this Session we will learn about,  how to establish the Database, Accessing the Database, troubleshooting the connection problems, and how to support for Client Applications.

Topics include: Establishing a Database Session, Supported Client Applications, Greenplum Database Client Applications, PgAdmin III for Greenplum Database,  Database Application Interfaces,  Third-Party Client Tools,  Troubleshooting Connection Problems.

Learning Objects: In this Session we will learn about, how to Manage Workload and Resource queues.

Topics include: Overview of Greenplum Workload Management,  How Resource Queues Work in Greenplum Database,  Steps to Enable Workload Management,  Configuring Workload Management,  Resource Queues.

Learning Objects: In this module we will learn about, Database Administrator in Greenplum.

Topics include: Defining Database Objects (databases, schema, table, sequence etc),  Creating and using databaseso Creating and using schemas,  Creating and Using Sequences,  Indexes in Greenplum Database,  Creating and Managing Views.

Learning Objects: In this module we will learn about, How to manage Log Files in Database, Maintenance of system and Routine analyze and Vaccum.

Topics include: Vacuuming the Database, Querying Data,  Query Performance,  Explain Output, Analyze Output.

Learning Objects: In this Session we will learn about, how to Create views, tables, schemas, Tablespaces, objects, Sequences and also to learn how to manage them.

Topics include: Understanding Table Partitioning in Greenplum Database, Deciding on a Table Partitioning Strategy, Creating Partitioned Tables,  Loading Partitioned Tables,  Maintaining Partitioned Tables.

Learning Objects: In this module we will learn about, how to start and stop Database Admin.

Topics include: Starting and Stopping Greenplum, Routine admin tasks,  Uploading Configuration File Changes Only.

Learning Objects: In this module we will learn about Configuration parameter, Back up and restoring databases.

Topics include: About Greenplum Master and Local Parameters, Setting Configuration Parameters,  Setting a Local Configuration Parameter,  Setting a Master Configuration Parameter, Enabling Alerts and Notifications, Checking for Failed Segments, Recovering a Failed Segment, Recovering a Failed Master, Backing up and Restoring Databases, Backup and Restore Operations, Expanding a Greenplum System.

Learning Objects: In this Session we will learn about, tools for monitoring database performance and activity.

Topics include: Monitoring Database Activity and Performance, Monitoring System State,  Enabling System Alerts and Notifications,  Checking System Stateo Checking Disk Space Usage.

Learning Objects: In this module we will learn about, how to manage Database log files.

Topics include: Routine Vacuum and Analyze, System Catalog Maintenance, Managing Greenplum Database Log Files.

Learning Objects: In this Session we will learn about, troubleshooting processes for common performance issues and potential solutions to these issues.

Topics include: Common Causes of Performance Issues, Identifying Hardware and Segment Failures, Managing Workload,  Maintaining Database Statistics, Identifying Statistics Problems in Query Plans, Tuning Statistics Collection, Optimizing Data Distribution, Optimizing Your Database Design.

Learning Objects: In this module we will learn how to identify and Troubleshooting performance problems in Greenplum database system.

Topics include: Checking System State, Checking Database Activity, Checking for Active Sessions (Workload), Checking for Locks (Contention),  Checking Query Status and System Utilization,  Troubleshooting Problem Queries, gp_toolkit administration schema, System catalog, Performance issues and tips, Automation scripts for GPDB administration.


Tekslate basically offers the online instructor-led training. Apart from that we also provide corporate training for enterprises. All our trainers come with over 12 years of Greenplum projects experience in relevant technologies and also they are subject matter experts working as consultants.

Our trainers have relevant experience in implementing real-time solutions on different queries related to different topics of Secondary index in Bigdata Greenplum DBA Training. Tekslate also verifies their technical background and expertise.

We record each LIVE class session you undergo through and we will share the recordings of each session/class.

If you have any queries you can contact our 24/7 dedicated support to raise a ticket. We provide you email support and solution to your queries. If the query is not resolved by email we can arrange for a one-on-one session with our trainers. The best part is that you can contact Tekslate even after completion of training to get support and assistance. There is also no limit on the number of queries you can raise when it comes to doubt clearance and query resolution.

You will work on real world Courses wherein you can apply your knowledge and skills that you acquired through our training. We have multiple projects that thoroughly test your skills and knowledge of various aspect and components making you perfectly industry-ready. These projects could be in exciting and challenging fields like banking, insurance, retail, social networking, ecommerce, marketing, sales, high technology and so on.

Our Trainers will provide the Environment Access to the students and we ensure practical real-time experience and Training by providing all the utilities required for the in-depth understanding of the course.

If you are enrolled in classes and/or have paid fees, but want to cancel the registration for certain reason, it can be attained within 48 hours of initial registration. Please make a note that refunds will be processed within 30 days of prior request.

The Greenplum Training itself is Real-time Project Oriented.

Yes. All the training sessions are LIVE Online Streaming using either through WebEx or GoToMeeting, thus promoting one-on-one trainer student Interaction.

There are some Group discounts available on the Greenplum Training Cost, if the participants are more than 2.


As we are one of the leading providers of Online training, We have customers from:

 Online Greenplum Training in USA:

  • New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, Phoenix, Philadelphia, San Antonio, San Diego, Dallas, San Jose, Austin, Jacksonville, San Francisco, Columbus, Indianapolis, Fort Worth, Charlotte, Seattle, Denver, El Paso, Washington, Boston, Detroit, Nashville, Memphis, Portland, Oklahoma City, Las Vegas, Louisville, Baltimore, Milwaukee, Albuquerque, Tucson, Fresno, Sacramento, Mesa, Kansas City, Atlanta, Long Beach, Colorado Springs, Raleigh, Miami, Virginia Beach, Omaha, Oakland, Minneapolis, Tulsa, Arlington, New Orleans, Wichita, Cleveland, Tampa, Bakersfield, Aurora, Honolulu, Anaheim, Santa Ana, Corpus Christi, Riverside, Lexington, St. Louis, Stockton, Pittsburgh, Saint Paul, Cincinnati, Anchorage, Henderson, Greensboro, Plano, Newark, Lincoln, Toledo, Orlando, Chula Vista, Irvine, Fort Wayne, Jersey City, Durham, St. Petersburg, Laredo, Buffalo, Madison, Lubbock, Chandler, Scottsdale, Glendale, Reno, Norfolk, Winston–Salem, North Las Vegas, Irving, Chesapeake, Gilbert, Hialeah, Garland, Fremont, Baton Rouge, Richmond, Boise, San Bernardino.

Popular cities of Canada, like:

  • Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Edmonton, Hamilton, Ottawa, Calgary, Ontario, Qubec etc

Online Greenplum Training in India:

  •   Hyderabad, Bangalore, Mumbai, Pune, Delhi.

Along with it, we also prevail our valuable online training in the places of UK, Australia, India and other parts of the world

Greenplum Database Architecture

Greenplum Database utilizes a shared-nothing, massively parallel processing (MPP) architecture that has been designed for business intelligence and analytical processing. Most of today’s general-purpose relational database management systems are designed for Online Transaction Processing (OLTP) applications. Since these systems are marketed as supporting data warehousing and business intelligence (BI) applications, their customers have inevitably inherited this less-than-optimal architecture. The reality is that BI and analytical workloads are fundamentally different from OLTP transaction workloads and therefore require a profoundly different architecture.

OLTP transaction workloads require quick access and updates to a small set of records. This work is typically performed in a localized area on disk, with one or a small number of parallel units. Shared-everything architectures, in which processors share a single large disk and memory, are well suited to OLTP workloads. Shared-disk architectures, such as Oracle RAC, can also be effective for OLTP because each server can take a subset of the queries and process them independently while ensuring consistency through the shared-disk subsystem.

However, shared-everything and shared-disk architectures are quickly overwhelmed by the full-table scans, multiple complex table joins, sorting, and aggregation operations against vast volumes of data that represent the lion’s share of BI and analytical workloads. These architectures aren’t designed for the levels of parallel processing required to execute complex BI and analytical queries, and tend to bottleneck as a result of failures of the query planner to leverage parallelism, lack of aggregate I/O bandwidth, and inefficient movement of data between nodes.


The Greenplum Database shared-nothing architecture separates the physical storage of data into small units on individual segment servers each with a dedicated, independent, high-bandwidth channel connection to local disks. The segment servers are able to process every query in a fully parallel manner, use all disk connections simultaneously, and efficiently flow data between segments as query plans dictate. Because shared-nothing databases automatically distribute data and make query workloads parallel across all available hardware, they dramatically out perform general-purpose database systems on BI and analytical workloads.

Benefits to our Global Learners

  • Tekslate services are Student-centered learning.
  • Qualitative & cost effective learning at your pace.
  • Geographical access to learn from any part of the world.

Greenplum Certification

The Greenplum certification exams are designed to test and validate product knowledge of a candidate and help them advance their career. The set of exams includes:

Greenplum Developer

Greenplum Administrator

These certifications can help candidates aspire to their rewarding job positions. By opting for our well-structured training at Tekslate, candidates can gain knowledge to enter the lucrative domain of Greenplum and earn the certification.

For more information regarding various types of certifications available, please  Click here and register through it.

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