Ab Initio Training

Different technologies offer different capabilities adhering different strength. Unlike others, Ab Initio stands unique and powerful by featuring all strengths. Ab Initio has a single architecture to deal with Files, tables, MQ, Web Services which enables technical or business rule to be designed graphically which shall be subjected to share and get executed. Parallel data processing is the secret of Ab Initio which is achieved by multiple processors. Since many of all are available under single Umbrella of ETL, Ab Initio helps end users to remain hassle-free.
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About Course

This course shall give you a clear understanding of how to use Ab Initio. We will walk you through the different components and real-time scenarios will be explained in parallel so as to catch up the tool and its significance at Work. This course is tailored to accommodate anyone with SQL knowledge and minimum exposure of data warehouse concepts. We guarantee for a successful build of graphs at the end of the course even for candidates who have not even seen this tool before.

At end of this Ab Initio training by Besant, you will be able to,

  • Knowledge about different components and its purpose
  • Build a graph adhering the business requirement
  • How to blend different tools for different requirement
  • Complete understanding of Data Warehousing and ETL terminologies.
  • Anyone who has exposure on Data warehousing Concepts
  • Anyone who has worked on any other ETL tool
  • Anyone who is working on Maintenance project where the underlying ETL tool is Ab Initio
  • Anyone who wanted to better their ETL skill sets by learning the happening tool in the Market

Prerequisite: Knowledge in the database and/or data warehouse.

Ab Initio is the happening tool and though it is there on the market for the considerably longer period the demand of skilled people is still high. Post completion of this tool and with bit of live exposure of building graphs using Ab Initio shall pave way to match your skill sets with higher package

This Ab Initio training will happen for 25 hours. If you opt for weekend classes both Saturday and Sunday you will be having approximately 2 hours 30 mins in scheduled time of the batch you chose. If you opt of weekdays classes all Monday to Friday you need to spend at least 90mins.

Ab Initio Syllabus

Batch vs Continuous
Different products of Ab initio
  • Conduct>IT
  • Query > IT
  • Express>IT
  • BRE
Common Terminology Used in Ab initio
  • Graph (map)
  • Subgraph
  • Plan
  • DML
  • xfer
  • pset
  • GDE
  • Sandbox
  • Checking
  • Checkout
  • Lock
  • GDE Configuration - Host Connection


  • Introduction
  • Architecture of EME and Coops


  • Input Table
  • Output Table
  • Update Table
  • Multi-Update
  • Truncate Table
  • Input File
  • Output File
  • Intermediate File
  • Lookup File
  • Read Multiple Files
  • Write Multiple Files
  • Compression via Flow - Deflate and Inflate -- to compress and decompress the files
  • Serial and Parallel
  • Types of Parallelism
  • Data
  • Component
  • Pipeline
Multi-file system creation commands
  • How to view the multi-file data
  • How to convert multi-file into Serial File
  • Partition by Key
  • Partition by Expression
  • Partition by Round Robin
  • Broadcast
  • Merge
  • Gather
  • Concatenate
  • Interleave
  • Transform
  • Reformat
  • Filter by Expression
  • Rollup
  • Scan
  • Sort
  • Sort within Group
  • Dedup Sorted
  • Normalize
  • Run Program
  • Run SQL
  • Redefine
  • Trash
  • Replicate
  • Leading Record
  • Replicate
  • Send Message
  • Write Excel
  • Read Excel
  • Write XML
  • Read XML
  • XML Split
  • Inner Join
  • Full outer Join
CDC - Change Data Capture
  • Type 1
  • Type 2
  • Type 3
  • Validate
  • Generate Records


  • Different Interpretation of Parameters
  • PDL, $, ${}, Shell
  • PSET Creation and purpose

Generic Details in GDE

Condition Tab
Phase and Checkpoints
AIR Utility commands
  • m_db unload
  • m_dump

Ab Initio Functions

  • next_in_sequence()
  • string_upcase()
  • string_downcase()
  • string_filter()
  • string_filter_out()
  • string_lrtrim()
  • decimal_strip()
  • string_substring()

Upcoming Batches

Start Date End Date Time (EST) ( UTC -5) Day
28 Feb 2020 28 Mar 2020 (08:30 PM - 12:00 AM) Fri-Tue
29 Feb 2020 28 Mar 2020 (08:30 AM - 12:00 PM) Sat,Sun

Ab Initio

At the end of our course, you will be given a set of exercise to which you shall build graphs and upon evaluation by our Trainers, appropriate Certificate of course completion shall be delivered. We will enable retro sessions if required to complete the given exercises.

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Detailed installation of required software will be displayed in your LMS. Our support team will help you to setup software if you need assistance. Hardware requirements need to be fulfilled by participants.

No worries. It might happen. We will reschedule the classes as per your convenience within the stipulated course duration with all such possibilities. And if required you can even attend that topic if any other live batches.

Top-notch professionals in that field who understands how to convey things in technical as well as subject matter experts.

We offer this course in “Live Instructor-Led Online Training” mode. Through this way you won’t mess anything in your real-life schedule. You will be shared with live meeting access while your session starts.

No. But a basic of Java language is required to develop an application from scratch

Basically >2GB RAM is enough to install Ab Initio.

You can get a sample class recording to ensure you are in right place. We ensure you will be getting complete worth of your money by assigning a best instructor in that technology.

We are absolutely loved to talk in-person about group training (or) corporate training. So, please get in touch with our team through “Quick Enquiry”, “Live Chat” or “Request Call-back” channels.

Payments can be made using any of the following options and a receipt of the same will be issued to you automatically via email.

  1. Visa Debit Card / Credit Card
  2. American Express
  3. Master Card, Or
  4. PayPal

We are providing Ab Initio online training, One-to-One training with the help of experts. Our learners and trainers are frequently coming from different countries like USA, India, UK, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and UAE. To specify in cities London, Bangalore, California, New York, Pune, Mumbai, Chennai, New Delhi, San Francisco, New Jersey, Texas, Florida, Kolkata, Gurgaon, Berlin and Hyderabad among many.

You can reach us through +91-9791273737 / +91-9791237373. Or you can share your quires through enq@gangboard.com. Estimated turnaround time will be 24 hours for emails.

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