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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

BS
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!

SA
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 ZSOLT K

Jan 19, 2021

Great course overall, learned a lot! Few annoyances with the inconsistent naming convention.

By Tanya T G

Aug 17, 2019

I found week 3 a bit confusing, but otherwise it is a very useful and well explained course!

By SHAISHAV S

Apr 21, 2020

Exceptionally good course to begin journey in SQL

Discussion forum has to be more responsive

By GUILHERME L R O U

Aug 21, 2019

I found, sometimes, hard to use DB2

warehouse, so i prefered using other types os database.

By Adnan I

Mar 15, 2019

this course is much more about basics so i highly recommend it to people who want to start

By Josmy F

Apr 9, 2020

Great introduction to SQL. But the course forces the learner to be dependent on IBM Cloud

By Bill G

Oct 7, 2019

The material presented in this course is valuable and worth the time and effort to learn.

By Nithya S B

Jul 27, 2019

It would be nice if there is a module on different type of databases and their properties

By Shambu N

Jul 20, 2020

Improve the difficulty of the course. That's it other than that, it's an awesome course.

By MOBASHSHIRUR R

Jun 25, 2020

This course is good for beginner...but there should be more quiz..anyway good experience

By Lin T

Jan 1, 2019

The lectures could be quite challenging to understand due to the technical jargons used.

By Venkata S S G

Feb 3, 2020

decent one for a intro course. bit of high level programming language is really helpful

By Diana J

Nov 5, 2020

The course structure is good the issue is with lab access and problems related with it

By Jeremiah T

Apr 7, 2020

Well structured and communicated. Assignments were an appropriate level of difficulty.

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Nov 8, 2019

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By P G

Apr 7, 2020

Make this more interesting.

Issues with IBM cloud while loading data into a new table.

By Seho L

Dec 30, 2019

Very easy to understand. Overpriced. I would give 5 stars if it was below 20 dollars.

By Claude D D

Dec 15, 2018

I am not quite cool with the guide to grade peers. The exact answers were not cited.

By Evgeniya O

Apr 29, 2020

The content is nice but ibm cloud was really hard to work with. Always very slow :(

By Sashi B A R

Feb 4, 2019

It was a nice course and the best part of it was interacting with real world data

By Peggy L

Apr 5, 2021

nice. but I have a problem using IBM cloud even after my successful registration

By Anh D

Sep 27, 2020

I have learned more about SQL after the course, but we need to practice more

By Giulio F

May 5, 2020

I was expecting more difficult queries, both in the lessons and in the tests

By Sarra A

Dec 18, 2018

could've used more practice/labs but the course was great overall. Thank you

By Manthan T

Dec 9, 2019

In week 4 assignment my jupyter notebook won't connect to the ibm database.