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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 Govardhana

Jul 4, 2019

Very brief course which has a quality content

By Lee W A

Dec 20, 2018

Nice introduction to IBM Cloud, SQL using DB2

By Shashikesh M

Dec 9, 2018

Great course to start with Databases and SQL.

By Ella B

Dec 16, 2020

Challenging, but I definitely learned a lot!

By Sujith K S

Oct 20, 2020

Good introduction course to sql using python

By Fadhel H D

May 27, 2020

Good course because it's easy for newbie too

By William T

Apr 19, 2020

Easy to follow and I can pick up SQL quickly

By Alfonso P

Aug 18, 2019

Applied and clear guidance, excellent course

By Hadi S

Jun 14, 2019

This course thought me how to work with SQL.

By Wenlan Z

Feb 27, 2019

Decent course. Final problem set was useful.

By Vaibhav S

Aug 30, 2018

Very Descriptive tutorials and knowledgeable

By Mohit J

Jan 4, 2021

I gain so much knowledge from this course .


Oct 13, 2019

Excellent practice on relational databases!

By Shashank J

Sep 16, 2019

great course! challenging final assignment.


Aug 29, 2019

Good choice for learner without foundation!

By Oleksandr T

Jul 2, 2019

This is a very good practical course on SQL

By Anurag L

Jun 8, 2019

good course to learn sql in ibm environment

By Fernando A

Jun 3, 2019

Very well explained and with good exercises

By Hua S

Mar 11, 2019

Thanks to all of you for your great effort!


Mar 2, 2019

lots of lab practices so very good hands on

By Prasad J

Oct 13, 2020

Excellent videos, labs and study material!

By Bello I B

Sep 8, 2020

Many thanks to IBM team am really grateful

By Amany M A M

Jul 5, 2020

Outstanding Course! I highly recommend it.

By Carlos C M

Apr 26, 2020

Great Review course for SQL and data bases

By Ignacio S M

Mar 15, 2020

Very good course, excelent content, thanks