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About the Course

Much of the world's data resides in databases. SQL (or Structured Query Language) is a powerful language which is used for communicating with and extracting data from databases. A working knowledge of databases and SQL is a must if you want to become a data scientist. The purpose of this course is to introduce relational database concepts and help you learn and apply foundational knowledge of the SQL language. It is also intended to get you started with performing SQL access in a data science environment. The emphasis in this course is on hands-on and practical learning . As such, you will work with real databases, real data science tools, and real-world datasets. You will create a database instance in the cloud. Through a series of hands-on labs you will practice building and running SQL queries. You will also learn how to access databases from Jupyter notebooks using SQL and Python. No prior knowledge of databases, SQL, Python, or programming is required. Anyone can audit this course at no-charge. If you choose to take this course and earn the Coursera course certificate, you can also earn an IBM digital badge upon successful completion of the course. LIMITED TIME OFFER: Subscription is only $39 USD per month for access to graded materials and a certificate....

Top reviews

May 20, 2020

Amazing course for beginners! The entire course is well structured and has good hands-on assignments. SQL is extremely essential for Database management and fun learning so please do try this one out!

Apr 22, 2020

The lessons were short and easy to follow, providing all the basics as well as a few more advanced topics, to get student quickly up-to-speed on databases and SQL and their application in D/S realm.

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By Luis O L E F

Nov 14, 2019

Good introductory course.

I really liked the optional more advanced material in each week.

By Arido R

Oct 15, 2020

Great course in IBM DB2 database and SQL for Data Science, great videos and assignments.

By Dan F

Jun 20, 2020

Great course in which you learn of lot of basic code that can be applied to future work.

By Akshay B

Apr 24, 2019

Great course to get yourself started in SQL. Best for data scientists, and DB engineers.

By José R

Jan 9, 2019

It was challenging, I haven't found the right solution for the last problem in the exam.

By Luis E S B

Jul 30, 2021

Excellent explanations and very well written exercises. I did learn very useful skills.

By Sahan M

May 3, 2021

Very good course for Beginners and they even let us use their DB2 platform.

Thanks, IBM!

By Hamzah A

Feb 21, 2021

Very informative and easy to understand the course. Thank you so much Coursera and IBM.

By Nawab k

Oct 23, 2019

A good method of teaching that i never seen

and i learned a lot in this course

thank you

By Dushyant S

Oct 20, 2019

very very thank's for give me this opportunity, and this is very helpful for my career

By srikanth s

Oct 28, 2018

Engaging and detailed course. Highly recommended for new and aspiring data scientists.

By ParAg H

Oct 17, 2019

Thanks coursera for this valuable courses, i appreciate your support towards society.

By Kevin O

Aug 23, 2019

Excellent. Labs were very educational. Final Assignment was very enjoyable as well.

By Deleted A

May 15, 2019

Very good course especially the amount of practice one gets through it. Learnt a lot.

By Nora I

Feb 2, 2019

Full review of SQL basic queries, and using also database systems and real data sets.

By Kevin S

Oct 28, 2020

Perfect Hands on Sheets exercises. Learning easy and fast SQL. Best course so far!:)


Jul 14, 2020

I strongly recommend this course for those who want to learn about databases ans SQL

By Ahmad M B

Dec 8, 2019

Give very good foundation about SQL Database. Will be ready for more complex problem

By Pedro F

Aug 20, 2019

Pretty intensive but interesting and useful course. Lots of materials and good labs.

By Shafiqahmed D

Aug 16, 2020

This is an excellent course. I have learnt a lot from this course. Just go for it.

By Janhavi D

Aug 29, 2019

Informative course with amazing labs and quizzes. It is a good introduction to SQL.

By Bakari D

Jun 30, 2019

Very fun and educational course. Take the time to go through all the SQL commands.

By Azeez O

Jan 31, 2019

I benefited a lot from this course, it has made me a better database Administrator.

By Preetam B

May 19, 2021

Good course explaining SQL for the beginners. Lab work is advantage to understand.

By Hendrik L

Dec 9, 2020

great course, thanks for taking the time and setting it up ! :) THANK YOU SO MUCH!