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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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By Muhammad A K

Dec 31, 2018

Awesome... Simple and Easy to understand

By Ravishankar Y

Mar 09, 2020

Heartiest gratitude to Coursera and IBM

By Жовтобрюх Д А

Feb 25, 2020

worth taking, a lot of practical advice

By Rafed A

Jan 05, 2020

challenging but I learn so many queries

By Didem A

Aug 15, 2019

The course is extremely useful. Thanks!

By Ivan O

May 06, 2019

Great content and very-well structured!

By Ariel E

Feb 07, 2019

Great exercises and labs to practice !!

By Andrés G R

May 20, 2020

Really helpful courses, very dynamics!

By Sergei R

Jan 25, 2020

Excellent course for SQL introduction!


Oct 31, 2019

very detailed, relevant and practical.

By Nathanael O

Oct 10, 2019

Awesome exposure into the world of SQL

By Abhishek J

Aug 08, 2019

Very good for someone who's new to it.

By Syed

Jul 03, 2020

Wonderful course. Teaches the basics.

By Akash T

Jun 12, 2020

very helpful and knowledgeable course

By Gabriel C

Mar 04, 2020

Well explained and pleasant to study.

By Jonathan M

Mar 03, 2020

Very informative introduction to SQL.

By Oscar C

Jan 20, 2020

Amazing introduction to SQL language.

By Shravani D

Aug 10, 2019

This has been really useful course !!

By Jean M T

Jun 22, 2019

Very interesting and useful courses !

By Carlos P

Jun 10, 2019

Excellent course. Highly recommended.

By Francisco J N A

Apr 18, 2020

Great intro/revision to DB and MySQL


Mar 14, 2020

u r amazing in ur lectures and tests

By Kristopher K

Jan 16, 2020

Really enjoyed the section on Joins.

By pawar p

Jul 10, 2019

Very detailed course. Nice contents.