What you'll learn

Level: Beginner

In this course, you will create a Yugabyte Cloud Free cluster and connect to it using Yugabyte Cloud Shell and pgAdmin. The labs in the course include creating a database in Yugabyte Cloud Shell and creating a database using a SQL script and pgAdmin. The pgAdmin lab also showcases how Yugabyte has a high degree of PostgreSQL compatibility.

Course Details

Duration 57 minutes

  1. 01
    • Welcome!

  2. 02
    • Get Started with Yugabyte Cloud

    • Lab: Create a Yugabyte Cloud Free cluster

  3. 03
    • Connect an application

    • Lab: Connect to your Yugabyte Cloud Free cluster with pgAdmin

  4. 04
    • Manage your Yugabyte Cloud cluster

  5. 05
    • Next steps

Frequently asked questions

The answers you seek

  • What is the cost?

    YugabyteDB University courses are FREE, so enroll today!

  • What type of computer or software do I need in order to take a course?

    All you need is your Chromium based browser such as Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, or Opera.

    Firefox, Safari, and Internet Explorer are not Chromium based browsers, so we politely ask that you avoid using theses for the course.

    A lab in this course requires that install pgAdmin, and open source application for connecting to your Yugabyte Cloud free cluster.

  • Is this course self-paced? In other words, do I decide to learn when I want and on my schedule?

    Yes, you do!

    This is a self-paced course! You can start, stop, pause, resume, and replay whenever you feel like it.

    Using the Course Player, for example, you can watch learning videos whenever you want.

    This course doesn't have any on-demand labs for hands-on exercises, but for our courses that do have labs, they are available when you want as well!

  • For this course, do I need to purchases a YugabyteDB software license?

    You do not need to purchase a YugabyteDB software license for this course. YugabyteDB is open source software.

    You can sign up for Yugabyte Cloud Free cluster without a credit card or payment method.

  • Do I need to sign up for a Yugabyte Cloud Free cluster?


    The labs in this course require that you create an Yugabyte Cloud Free cluster. The first lab will walk you through the steps.

  • What do I receive for completing this course?

    A big THANK YOU from the team at Yugabyte University!

    There is no exam for this course.

  • Sometimes I get stuck. How can I get help?

    If you get stuck, help is a literally a click away. In the Course Player header bar, select Discussions and post a question, concern, or even suggestion.

    We also have a #training channel on YugabyteDB Public Slack.

    In the Course Player, you always find instructions on how to get help in the Help lesson.

  • Will I be able to review this course?

    After completing this course, you will have the opportunity to review it!

    We highly value your feedback and suggestions. Your review and rating helps pay it forward for our future students.

  • I have a great idea for a course that features my technology stack and YugabyteDB. Who do I connect with?

    Awesome news! Please reach out to the team at Yugabyte University. You will find an email to reach us in the Welcome page of any enrolled course.