Learn

Greenplum is quickly evolving to meet the needs of the data market. There are a number of ways to keep up-to-date with the latest news and knowledge related to Greenplum. Regardless of your experience with Greenplum, here are some tools and links to help you better understand how to get the most out of your Greenplum database.

Getting Started

Here are some resources that will allow you to hit the ground running with your Greenplum installation.

Documentation

Keep up with the latest changes and features through release notes. See how to get started, as well as some best practices for setting up and using Greenplum Database.

 

Read the documentation

Tutorials

Want some hands on practice? Start with your own Greenplum environment and test the capabilities.

 

See tutorials

Additional Materials

Strengthen your Greenplum knowledge.

Greenplum Book

We wrote a book about Greenplum! Read it to understand how to bring the most out of your Greenplum capabilities.

 

Read the book

Greenplum Wiki

To learn more about the Greenplum code, head over to the wiki page on the Greenplum Github page.

 

Read the wiki

Videos

Watch the Greenplum videos on Youtube to learn how to get the most out of Greenplum, and stay up-to-date with the latest capabilities.

 

View videos

Greenplum Community

The best way to learn is to directly get involved with the community. Join the discussion through a variety of mailing lists and other channels.

Q&A

Ask questions to the community through the Q&A forum, or read what questions other users are asking.

 

Go to the Q&A

Conversations

Join the conversations about Greenplum through these channels.

 

Join the mailing list
Join the Slack channel
Go to Stack Overflow

Greenplum Tools

Gadgets to iron out the kinks.

Memory Calculator

The memory calculator helps the user calculate the amount of memory ton conserve for kernel while maximizing usable memory for GPDB.

 

Use the memory calculator

Plan Checker

Understand how to optimize your Greenplum queries through the plan checker.

 

Use plan check

Performance Checker

Run TPC-DS to get a benchmark on your Greenplum cluster and compare it to other clusters.

 

Download TPC-DS Install Script