dataPOWER Training


PDF Solutions offers training classes designed to focus on the specific skill sets needed to successfully implement dataPOWER throughout any organization. Training is currently being offered to dataPOWER end-users and dataPOWER administrators. 

To register for a class, contact our dataPOWER Support group at:


Introduction to dataPOWER (End-User Training)

Introduction to dataPOWER is a 2-day on-site course that covers the basics of end-user database access and data analysis. Users become familiar with the dataPOWER environment, from the specialized data retrieval windows - raw data, statistics, metrology, etc. - through extensive analysis exercises using a wide variety of charting and reporting tools.

Course Overview:

  • Database access and data retrieval
  • Data manipulation and restructuring
  • LEH data alignment
  • Wafer Fabrication Metrology Data Retrieval and Analysis
  • Charts and Reports:
    • Histograms
    • Scatter Plots
    • Correlation Charts
    • Cumulative Probability
    • Boxplots
    • Process Capability Study
    • Trend Plots
    • Simple ANOVA
    • Factorial ANOVA
    • Parameter trend correlation
  • Specialized dataPOWER tools:
    • waferMAP
    • binMAP
    • defectMAP

    Class size is limited to 20 students.

dataPOWER Administration Training

dataPOWER Administration Training is three-day course conducted in our training facilities at our head office in San Jose, California.

Course Overview

  • System design overview
  • Installation & configuration
  • Data sources
  • Upgrades
  • Database performance and access
  • Licensing

All dataPOWER Administrator courses are typically held during the last full week of each month.

DBA Training classes require a minimum of three students.