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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!

Aug 19, 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 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.


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 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.