Getting Started as a Qubole User

Level: Fundamental Delivery Format: Program

This course is designed to help you understand how Qubole helps to maximize your enterprise data outcomes.

Getting Started as a Qubole User

Qubole provides a highly integrated set of tools to help your organization analyze data and build reliable data-driven applications in the Cloud. In this course, you’ll gain a foundational understanding of how to perform the end to end workflows typical of a Qubole User.



Target Audience 

  This course is designed for new Qubole Users, Data Analysts, Data Engineers, and Data Scientists.  


Learning Objectives


   Upon completion of this course, Qubole users will be able to perform following workflows in the Qubole Data Service (QDS) platform:

  • Discover and catalog data using the Explore interface.
  • Process data using the Workbench interface.
  • Build a story and collaborate using the Notebook interface.
  • Schedule tasks using the Scheduler interface.

   Also, you will also learn aligning clusters and use cases.



   Users must have access to a working Qubole Account and basic knowledge of SQL.


Learning Format




Course Duration

   45 mins

Introduction to Qubole
Explore Qubole, The Open Data Lake Company
Course Overview
Data Lakes and Data Warehouses
Access Different Data Sources Using a Single Interface
Qubole Data Service (QDS) Platform Architecture
Navigate the Explore Interface
Discover Data in Cloud Storage
Creating a Table Schema
Knowledge Check
Create, Execute and Save a Command
Query Collaboration and Collections
Knowledge Check
Navigate the Jupyter Notebook Interface
Explore Example Notebooks
Create and Execute a Notebook
Knowledge Check
Create a Schedule
Knowledge Check
Cluster Behavior and Autoscaling
Navigate the Clusters Interface
Knowledge Check
Hive Guidelines
Presto Guidelines
Spark Guidelines
Clusters Guidelines
Course Summary
Feedback - Getting Started as a Qubole User
Additional Resources
Next Steps