Course outline

IBM PureData System for Analytics Programming and Usage

Categories: Guaranteed To Run™, IBM

GK IBM LS Partner

Duration: 4 Days

This course is designed to give you an overview of the IBM PureData System for Analytics (PDA) N1001, N2001, and N3001 appliance architecture and provide a working knowledge and understanding of the PDA SQL and development features as well as development best practices. It includes content and labs on the features introduced in NPS 7 including full schema support. The lab environment is an N2002-005 physical appliance.

An on-demand version of this course is also available (2W585G).

  • Develop SQL applications
  • Know how to use various ETL/ELT tools
  • Create databases, tables and schemas
  • Determine distribution methods
  • Set up Clustered Base Tables
  • Load and unload tables
  • Generate statistics
  • Analyze query plans
  • Create materialized views
  • Reclaim unused disk space
  • Program stored procedures
  • Working knowledge of UNIX or Linux
  • Experience with shell scripting, VI editing, and basic SQL.

Application developers and data warehouse analysts who want to develop applications for the IBM PureData System for Analytics (PDA) N1001 and N2001 and N3001 appliance.

1. PureData System for Analytics Overview
2. IBM PDA Architecture
3. NzAdmin, NzPortal and Aginity Workbench
4. Database and tables and schemas
5. Data Distribution
6. Loading and Unloading Tables with external tables
7. nzload
8. Statistics
9. Optimizer and Query Plans
10. Zone maps and Clustered Base Tables (CBT)
11. Materialized Views
12. Transactions
13. Groom
14. Stored Procedures


This course is delivered by an authorized IBM Global Training Provider.
  • Guaranteed to Run™. This ensures you will attend the instructor led class or live online class you want as scheduled without any disruptive cancellations*. You book the training you need, get back to focusing on your job and are sure your training requirements will be met saving time, money and ensuring peace of mind.
  • This schedule icon the schedule indicates that this date/time will be conducted as Instructor Led Training (ILT) or a Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT) depending on the indicated class availablity.
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