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Aginity Pro April/May 2021 Update Release (v35) Now Available

Aginity Pro update release 35 is now available for download on MacOS and Windows. In addition to extending our Data Insert Wizard capabilities to another database platform, we’ve added support for a legacy version of Microsoft SQL Server, three new authentication types for Amazon Redshift, and some helpful UI improvements to the connections screen. View demo video.

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Aginity Academy

Learn how to become a rock star SQL analysts, data engineer or data scientist.

For Data Engineers

Lesson 1

Redshift Utilities: Generate DDL and Search Table Metadata

MPP databases require you to figure out how to navigate their system tables. We’ll show you a few examples how to work with system tables to reverse engineer DDL and search for tables using wildcards.

Lesson 2

Generating SQL to Profile Table Data

Leveraging what we learned in Lesson 1, we will expand the concept to use system tables and prior scripts to generate code that profiles a Redshift table. Check out this lesson to learn more.

Lesson 3

Building a Random Number Generator to Create an Image

Feeling creative? Check out this  lesson to learn how to build a random number generator in Redshift and create an image of Aginity’s Enterprise Product Manager George L’Heureux.

For Business Analysts

Lesson 1

Calculate Internal
Rate of Return on Redshift

Internal Rate of Return (IRR) is a calculation frequently used to estimate an investment’s rate of return. Take this lesson to figure out how to use Redshift SQL to perform this calculation..

Lesson 2

Create Basic Recency, Frequency and Monetary Segments

RFM (Recency, Frequency, Monetary) analysis is highly used marketing model for behavior based customer segmentation. It groups customers based on their purchase history. Learn how to do this in SQL!

Get Started with Aginity Catalogs

Import our toolkits and getting started catalogs from Github into Aginity Pro/Premium, giving you instant access to hundreds of useful SQL utilities, queries and snippets