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IBM DataStage Certification Training

Intellipaat’s DataStage certification training course lets you master the IBM DataStage ETL tool. We provide the best online classes to help you learn DataStage data integration, ETL, data warehousing and work with data in rest or motion. As part of the training, you will work on real-life projects.

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Key Features

  • Instructor Led Training : 30 Hrs
  • Self-paced Videos : 30 Hrs
  • Exercises & Project Work : 40 Hrs
  • Certification and Job Assistance
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Lifetime free upgrade
  • 24 x 7 Lifetime Support & Access

About DataStage Tutorial Course

This DataStage online training will equip you with the proficiency needed to work with the IBM DataStage tool. DataStage is an ETL tool that uses a graphical notation for the integration of data. This is a flagship product of IBM in the Business Intelligence domain.

What will you learn in this DataStage training?

  • IBM DataStage, its architecture and features
  • Creating a sample DataStage job
  • Aspects of DataStage parallelism, file storage and transformer stage
  • Copy, Sort, Filter, Head, Tail, Aggregator, Merge and Lookup stages
  • Difference between Lookup, Join and Merge stages
  • Development, debugging and extraction using Teradata Connector
  • DataStage Design implementation
  • Preparing for IBM Certified Solution Developer – InfoSphere DataStage

Who should go for this DataStage training course?

  • Software Developers, Architects and other professionals
  • Data Analysts and ETL Developers
  • Those looking for a career in Business Intelligence

What are the prerequisites for learning DataStage?

You don’t need any specific knowledge to take up this ETL online training course. A basic knowledge of relational databases can be helpful.

Why should you take this DataStage training course?

  • Most companies estimate that theyre analyzing a mere 12 percent of the data they have Forrester Research
  • Global Big Data Analytics market to reach $40.6 billion in four years ResearchandMarkets
  • A Senior ETL IBM DataStage Developer in the United States can earn $122,000 Indeed

This DataStage training will get you up and running in deploying IBM ETL tool that is used for business analysis and reporting. IBM InfoSphere DataStage is a very versatile and scalable tool that can be used to work on any data source like MS Excel text files, CSV or any databases for data extraction. Data integration process creation is carried out using a graphical editor which removes the complexity of writing code. Getting the right IBM InfoSphere DataStage training and skills will help you apply for the best jobs in the industry, and it’s most commonly used by financial houses, retail chains, etc.

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DataStage Course Content

Information Server

Introduction to the IBM Information Server Architecture, the Server Suite components, the various tiers in the Information Server.

InfoSphere DataStage

Understanding the IBM InfoSphere DataStage, the Job life cycle to develop, test, deploy and run data jobs, high performance parallel framework, real-time data integration.

DataStage Features

Introduction to the design elements, various DataStage jobs, creating massively parallel framework, scalable ETL features, working with DataStage jobs.

DataStage Job

Understanding the DataStage Job, creating a Job that can effectively extract, transform and load data, cleansing and formatting data to improve its quality.

Parallelism, Partitioning and Collecting

Learning about data parallelism – pipeline parallelism and partitioning parallelism, the two types of data partitioning – Key-based partitioning and Keyless partitioning, detailed understanding of partitioning techniques like round robin, entire, hash key, range, DB2 partitioning, data collecting techniques and types like round robin, order, sorted merge and same collecting methods.

Job Stages of InfoSphere DataStage

Understanding the various job stages – data source, transformer, final database, the various parallel stages – general objects, debug and development stages, processing stage, file stage types, database stage, real time stage, restructure stage, data quality and sequence stages of InfoSphere DataStage.

Stage Editor

Understanding the parallel job stage editors, the important types of stage editors in DataStage.

Sequential File

Working with the Sequential file stages, understanding runtime column propagation, working with RCP in sequential file stages, using the sequential file stage as a source stage and target stage.

Dataset and Fileset

Understanding the difference between dataset and fileset and how DataStage works in each scenario.

Sample Job Creation

Creating of a sample DataStage job using the dataset and fileset types of data.

Properties of Sequential File stage and Data Set Stage

Learning about the various properties of Sequential File Stage and Dataset stage.

Lookup File Set Stage

Creating a lookup file set, working in parallel or sequential stage, learning about single input and output link.

Transformer Stage

Studying the Transformer Stage in DataStage, the basic working of this stage, characteristics -single input, any number of outputs and reject link, how it differs from other processing stages, the significance of Transformer Editor, and evaluation sequence in this stage.

Transformer Stage Functions & Features

Deep dive into Transformer functions – String, type conversion, null handling, mathematical, utility functions, understanding the various features like constraint, system variables, conditional job aborting, Operators and Trigger Tab.

Looping Functionality

Understanding the looping functionality in Transformer Stage, output with multiple rows for single input row, the procedure for looping, loop variable properties.

Teradata Enterprise Stage

Connecting to the Teradata Enterprise Stage, properties of connection.

Single partition and parallel execution

Generating data using Row Generator sequentially in a single partition, configuring to run in parallel.

Aggregator Stage

Understanding the Aggregator Stage in DataStage, the two types of aggregation – hash mode and sort mode.

Different Stages Of Processing

Deep learning of the various stages in DataStage, the importance of Copy, Filter and Modify stages to reduce number of Transformer Stages.

Parameters and Value File

Understanding Parameter Set, storing DataStage and Quality Stage job parameters and default values in files, the procedure to deploy Parameter Sets function and its advantages.

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DataStage Projects

What projects I will be working on this DataStage training?

Project 1 :  Making sense of financial data

Industry :  Financial Services

Problem Statement : Extract value from multiple sources & varieties of data in the financial domain

Description : In this project you will learn how to work with disparate data in the financial services domain and come up with valuable business insights. You will deploy IBM InfoSphere DataStage for the entire Extract, Transform, Load process to leverage it for a parallel framework either on-premise or on the cloud for high performance results. You will work on big data at rest and big data in motion as well.

Highlights :

  • Creating DataStage jobs for ETL process
  • Deploying DataStage Parallel Stage Editor
  • Data Partitioning for getting consistent results

Project 2 : Enterprise IT data management

Industry :  Information Technology

Problem Statement :  Software enterprises have a lot of data and this needs to made sense of in order to derive valuable insights from it

Description : This project involves working with the data warehouse existing in a company deploying the IBM DataStage onto it for the various processes of extract, transform, and load. You will learn how DataStage manages high performance parallel computing. You will learn how it implements extended metadata management and enterprise connectivity. This also includes combining heterogeneous data.

Highlights :

  • Enforce workload & business rules
  • DataStage deployed on heterogeneous data
  • Integrating real-time data at scale.

Project 3 : Medical drug discovery and development

Industry :  Pharmaceutical

Problem Statement :  A pharmaceutical company wants to speed the process of drug discovery and development through using ETL solutions.

Description :  This project deals with the domain of drug molecule discovery and development. You will learn how DataStage helps to make sense of the huge data warehouse that resides within the pharmaceutical domain which includes data about patient history, existing molecules, and the effect of the existing drugs and so on. The ETL tool DataStage will help to make the process of drug discovery that much easier.

Highlights :

  • Combining various types of data with ETL process
  • Converting the data and transferring it for analysis
  • Making the data ready for visualization & insights.

Project 4 :  Finding the oil reserves in ocean

Industry :  Oil and Gas

Problem Statement :  Finding new oil reserves is a very herculean task. There are huge amounts of data that need to be parsed in order to find where oil exists in the ocean. This is where there is a need for an ETL tool like DataStage.

Description :  This project deals with the process of deploying ETL tool like Datastage to parse petabytes of data for discovering new oil. This data could be in the form of geological data, sensor data, streaming data and so. You will learn how DataStage can make sense of all this data.

Highlights :

  • Working with cloud or on-premise data
  • Deploying DataStage for static or streaming data
  • Converting data into the right format for analysis
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Sample DataStage Video Tutorials

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DataStage Certification

This course is designed for clearing the IBM Certified Solution Developer – InfoSphere DataStage. The entire course content is in line with the certification program and helps you clear the certification exam with ease and get the best jobs in top MNCs.

As part of this training, you will be working on real-time projects and assignments that have immense implications in the real-world industry scenarios, thus helping you fast-track your career effortlessly.

At the end of this training program, there will be a quiz that perfectly reflects the type of questions asked in the certification exam and helps you score better marks.

Intellipaat Course Completion Certificate will be awarded upon the completion of the project work (after the expert review) and upon scoring at least 60% marks in the quiz. Intellipaat certification is well recognized in top 80+ MNCs like Ericsson, Cisco, Cognizant, Sony, Mu Sigma, Saint-Gobain, Standard Chartered, TCS, Genpact, Hexaware, etc.

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DataStage Review

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  1. Profile photo of Sameer Gupta Sameer Gupta 

    Well-structured course

    it was a well-structured DataStage training course, very simply done.

  2. Profile photo of ruchitavijay10 Ruchita Vijay 

    Easy to learn

    Complex terms explained in a very elegant way. The trainer they are providing is very knowledgeable. The trainer makes sure that you are enjoying this course while learning. They provide very interactive sessions at Intellipaat. Thank you very much for presenting such valuable information here. It really helped me in understanding the ETL tool.

  3. Alex 

    Excellent training

    The training was excellent. It was exactly what I needed to start to understand DataStage.

  4. Roman 

    Nice course

    A very nice DataStage training. Everyone should take this course.

Frequently Asked Questions about DataStage

Why should I learn DataStage from Intellipaat?

Intellipaat offers the most in-depth and comprehensive DataStage training that is in line with industry requirements. In this training, you will learn about the DataStage framework to help development and operations teams of leading software enterprises to successfully integrate, communicate, collaborate and automate processes. You will master the skills needed to create a DataStage roadmap, monitor key performance indicators and measure the critical success factors. Upon the successful completion of the training, you will be awarded Intellipaat DataStage Foundation Certification.

This training course equips you with the skills to apply for some of the best jobs in top MNCs around the world at top salaries. Intellipaat offers lifetime access to videos, course materials, 24/7 support and course material upgrading to the latest version at no extra fee. Hence, it is clearly a one-time investment.

What are the different modes of training that Intellipaat provides?
At Intellipaat you can enroll either for the instructor-led online training or self-paced training. Apart from this Intellipaat also offers corporate training for organizations to upskill their workforce. All trainers at Intellipaat have 12+ years of relevant industry experience and they have been actively working as consultants in the same domain making them subject matter experts. Go through the sample videos to check the quality of the trainers.
Can I request for a support session if I need to better understand the topics?
Intellipaat is offering the 24/7 query resolution and you can raise a ticket with the dedicated support team anytime. You can avail the email support for all your queries. In the event of your query not getting resolved through email we can also arrange one-to-one sessions with the trainers. You would be glad to know that you can contact Intellipaat support even after completion of the training. We also do not put a limit on the number of tickets you can raise when it comes to query resolution and doubt clearance.
Can you explain the benefits of the Intellipaat self-paced training?
Intellipaat offers the self-paced training to those who want to learn at their own pace. This training also affords you the benefit of query resolution through email, one-on-one sessions with trainers, round the clock support and access to the learning modules or LMS for lifetime. Also you get the latest version of the course material at no added cost. The Intellipaat self-paced training is 75% lesser priced compared to the online instructor-led training. If you face any problems while learning we can always arrange a virtual live class with the trainers as well.
What kind of projects are included as part of the training?
Intellipaat is offering you the most updated, relevant and high value real-world projects as part of the training program. This way you can implement the learning that you have acquired in a real-world industry setup. All training comes with multiple projects that thoroughly test your skills, learning and practical knowledge thus making you completely industry-ready. You will work on highly exciting projects in the domains of high technology, ecommerce, marketing, sales, networking, banking, insurance, etc. Upon successful completion of the projects your skills will be considered equal to six months of rigorous industry experience.
Does Intellipaat offer job assistance?
Intellipaat actively provides placement assistance to all learners who have successfully completed the training. For this we are exclusively tied-up with over 80 top MNCs from around the world. This way you can be placed in outstanding organizations like Sony, Ericsson, TCS, Mu Sigma, Standard Chartered, Cognizant, Cisco, among other equally great enterprises. We also help you with the job interview and résumé preparation part as well.
Is it possible to switch from self-paced training to instructor-led training?
You can definitely make the switch from self-paced to online instructor-led training by simply paying the extra amount and joining the next batch of the training which shall be notified to you specifically.
How are Intellipaat verified certificates awarded?
Once you complete the Intellipaat training program along with all the real-world projects, quizzes and assignments and upon scoring at least 60% marks in the qualifying exam; you will be awarded the Intellipaat verified certification. This certificate is very well recognized in Intellipaat affiliate organizations which include over 80 top MNCs from around the world which are also part of the Fortune 500 list of companies.
Will The Job Assistance Program Guarantee Me A Job?
In our Job Assistance program we will be helping you land in your dream job by sharing your resume to potential recruiters and assisting you with resume building, preparing you for interview questions. Intellipaat training should not be regarded either as a job placement service or as a guarantee for employment as the entire employment process will take part between the learner and the recruiter companies directly and the final selection is always dependent on the recruiter.
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