What you'll learn

Level: Intermediate

In this virtual training, you will learn about how to install, create, and manage a YugabyteDB cluster for a variety of deployments: on-premises, cloud provider, and Kubernetes. Ideal for both database and systems administrators, this course also covers security and database operations.


Wanted: Administrators and Architects

Bring your curiosity and and join us as we dig into the fundamentals of YugabyteDB for database administrators. Experience with structured data, relational database systems, SQL, and Bash shell scripting is helpful, but not required. Additional knowledge of various cloud providers and Kubernetes is beneficial.


What you need...

  • Operating System
    macOS 10.12+, Ubuntu 16.04+, or Windows+

  • Chromium web browser
    Chrome, Opera, or Microsoft Edge

  • YugabyteDB Managed sandbox cluster

  • YugabyteDB Community Slack account

  • GitHub account

  • Third party tools:
    DBeaver, pgAdmin, Bash, and ysqlsh

Course agenda

Duration: 90 minutes

  1. 01
    • 👋 Welcome!

    • 📅 Course Calendar

    • 🍿 On-Demand Video

  2. 02
    • Housekeeping

    • About YugabyteDB

    • DBA Tools

    • Deployment Checklist

    • Public Cloud Deployments

    • K8s Deployments

    • Backup and Restore

    • Cluster Management

  3. 03
    • LAB: Create a YugabyteDB Managed free cluster

    • LAB: Deploy the Northwind database from a local client (pgAdmin)

    • LAB: Run the TPC-C Benchmark

  4. 04
    • 🦶Next Steps

    • 🧰 Your YugabyteDB Skill on LinkedIn

    • 🏆 Learning Path Tracker

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DBA Fundamentals

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Frequently asked questions

Find the answers you seek

  • What is the cost?

    Yugabyte University courses are FREE, so enroll today!

  • Is this a self-paced course or a virtual training?

    It's both!

    Check out the calender for the next live event. The Zoom link is in the course player. Or, watch the previous recording where you can start, stop, pause, resume, and replay whenever you feel like it.

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

    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 YugabyteDB Managed free cluster without a credit card or payment method.

  • Do I need to sign up for a free YugabyteDB Managed sandbox cluster?

    What an interesting idea!

    Most of our courses require a YugabyteDB cluster, so an on-demand and free YugabyteDB Managed sandbox cluster is a great option.

    If a course requires a YugabyteDB cluster, the course will provide two options:

    (1) a lab provides instructions for how to sign up for a YugabyteDB Managed free cluster, or...

    (2) an on-demand, lab environment that includes a YugabyteDB cluster.

  • What do I receive for completing this course?

    A big THANK YOU from the team at Yugabyte University!

    More importantly, you will receive a digital badge that denotes the successful completion of 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 Community 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.

  • Where is the Zoom link for the next event?

    To find the Zoom link for the next live event, enroll in this course. It's free. You'll find the Zoom link under Welcome in the course player.