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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 21, 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!

PK

Aug 20, 2020

A very useful course with some very interesting datasets/Jupyter notebooks to work through/practice your skills. Offers a good balanced blend between theory and practical/practice. Very good course!

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By Xin W

Jun 04, 2019

Comprehensive explanation of SQL and Relational Database with useful practical lab sessions.

By Declan H M G

May 29, 2019

Well structured, with clear instructions and an assignment based on your ability to use SQL!

By Lawrence F

Nov 19, 2018

Do all the reading and all the homework. You will get from the course what you put into it.

By Enardo C

Apr 14, 2020

I highly recommend this course. Excellent course. Instructors were very easy to understand.

By Saeed A A Q

May 04, 2020

If we could get more exercises and examples but over all great insight to Database and SQL

By Faruk D

Jan 04, 2020

Great Course. I have learned new things and remember some functions that I forgot. Thanks.

By Nandan C

Oct 06, 2020

Very helpful revised old db concepts and also learnt how to use db in python environment.

By Esteban A

Jul 17, 2020

We can applicate the knowledge in our future professional tasks! I recommend this course!

By Divyanshu P

Jun 14, 2020

A very nice course, anybody can learn who is a beginner and the experienced person also!!

By Rivers L

Jun 08, 2020

This is a great course to learn SQL and its Data Science relevant skillsets for beginner!

By Pooria R

Jan 04, 2020

This course is short like a SQL cheatsheet but at the same time give you enough intuition

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 25, 2019

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

By José R

Jan 09, 2019

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

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 Mustafa H K

May 15, 2019

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

By Nora I

Feb 02, 2019

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

By CAMILO A F C

Jul 15, 2020

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

By Ahmad M B

Dec 08, 2019

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