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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 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!


Apr 23, 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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Aug 30, 2019

Good choice for learner without foundation!

By Oleksandr T

Jul 02, 2019

This is a very good practical course on SQL

By Anurag L

Jun 09, 2019

good course to learn sql in ibm environment

By Fernando A

Jun 03, 2019

Very well explained and with good exercises

By Hua S

Mar 11, 2019

Thanks to all of you for your great effort!


Mar 02, 2019

lots of lab practices so very good hands on

By Amany M A M

Jul 05, 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

By Suraj s

Dec 02, 2019

Im not ble to do week 4 ssignment pls help

By Zhengweifan

Oct 23, 2019

contents are great but IBM Watson is suck.


Aug 21, 2019

The overall course is good and interesting

By Y. D R P

Jun 03, 2020

excellent materials with detail guideline

By Debesh G R

Feb 03, 2020

Excellent material, to the point covered.

By Anguidou N A R

Jun 25, 2019

Fine course!

am running sql like an expert

By Thanh C D

Jun 14, 2019

Superb Content! Loved it. IBM is da best!

By Vigneshwaran P

Mar 08, 2019

Good course if u do the practice properly

By Arindam B

May 29, 2020

A challenging and an interesting course.

By Tanmaya C

Mar 30, 2020

Overall it's a nice course for everyone.

By Noman A

Mar 29, 2020

Really Gained Something From This Course

By Sushma J

Mar 12, 2020

Good course for data analytics entusiast

By Mohammed A

Dec 23, 2019

Thanks for IBM for providing this course

By Yile W

Nov 02, 2019

Excellent explanation about SQL Queries!

By Soumya S J

Jun 05, 2019

Good course to know about SQL and RDBMS.

By Roshan P

Apr 20, 2019

Great course. Compact and comprehensive.