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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 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!


Mar 27, 2020

Excellent course for those who want to learn sql from data scientist point of view

By Nur C N

Jul 10, 2019

I like the tutorial using the SQL magic and the easy way to call SQL via notebook.

By Jesus C C

Mar 2, 2019

That's a really good introduction to SQL and get enough knowledge to work with it.

By Oludayo

Jan 5, 2019

I love this course. It challenged me. There is always room for improvement though.

By Pat B

Feb 14, 2021

I learnt a lot, loved the tasks and would gladly recommend this course to anyone.

By Niraj J

Sep 8, 2020

This is an excellent course and gives hands on experience in its Lab environment.

By Alamaeze N K

Aug 10, 2020

This course is well-taught and properly organized. I enjoyed every section of it.

By Rohit S

May 31, 2020

Covers almost everything you need to know for starting your Data Science journey.

By Voz K

Apr 7, 2020

I really liked that you create your own database and use python to access via sql

By Dung N

Dec 14, 2019

Great course! I have basic knowledge about SQL and how to write simple SQL query!

By Guanming S

Jul 12, 2019

The IBM Skills Network Lab keeps disconnect and is insanely slow. It's stupid af.

By Debashish S

Nov 8, 2019

Had a great experience learning the use of SQL for database and for data science

By Rodrigo B

Aug 22, 2019

Great course. Help me to understand the concepts and all the basic fundamentals.

By Sabarish V

Mar 29, 2019

Does a good job for an introductory course. The quizzes are hit and miss though.

By Actos R

Feb 28, 2019

Curso muito dinâmico e amplo. Consegui ampliar muito os horizontes através dele.

By Zhong H

Jun 30, 2021

The content is excellent! It will be much better if course slides are provided!

By Owolabi O R

Jun 17, 2020

A wonderful course and wonderful tutors with wonderful support team.

Keep it up.

By Abhishek C

Mar 25, 2020


By Adolfo C Y

Feb 20, 2020

Excellent course

It woulb be a plus to learn SQL Alchemy before learning ibm_dba

By Roberto M

Nov 25, 2019

I highly recommend without doubt,it is very usefull and you can practise a lot.

By Saransh G

Jun 28, 2019

A great in depth understanding of databases and

SQL is provided in this course.

By Siripat W

Nov 3, 2018

I really like this course, because It have more practice and optional learning.