This course will teach participants how to develop applications for the IBM PureData System for Analytics (PDA) N1001,N2001 and N3001 appliance.
This course is designed to give the participant an overview of the IBM PureData System for Analytics (PDA) 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.
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
Analyze query plans
Create materialized views
Reclaim unused disk space
Program stored procedures
This intermediate course is for 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. It will give the intended audience an overview of the IBM PureData System for Analytics (PDA) architecture and provide a working knowledge and understanding of the PDA SQL and development features as well as development best practices.
Participants are required to have a working knowledge of UNIX or Linux, experience with shell scripting, experience with VI editing,
and basic SQL.
Unit 1: PureData System for Analytics Overview
Unit 2: IBM PDA Architecture
Unit 3: NzAdmin, NzPortal and Aginity Workbench
Unit 4: Database and tables and schemas
Unit 5: Data Distribution
Unit 6: Loading and Unloading Tables with external tables
Unit 7: nzload
Unit 8: Statistics
Unit 9: Optimizer and Query Plans
Unit 10: Zone maps and Clustered Base Tables (CBT)