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2,744 reviews

About the Course

As data collection has increased exponentially, so has the need for people skilled at using and interacting with data; to be able to think critically, and provide insights to make better decisions and optimize their businesses. This is a data scientist, “part mathematician, part computer scientist, and part trend spotter” (SAS Institute, Inc.). According to Glassdoor, being a data scientist is the best job in America; with a median base salary of $110,000 and thousands of job openings at a time. The skills necessary to be a good data scientist include being able to retrieve and work with data, and to do that you need to be well versed in SQL, the standard language for communicating with database systems. This course is designed to give you a primer in the fundamentals of SQL and working with data so that you can begin analyzing it for data science purposes. You will begin to ask the right questions and come up with good answers to deliver valuable insights for your organization. This course starts with the basics and assumes you do not have any knowledge or skills in SQL. It will build on that foundation and gradually have you write both simple and complex queries to help you select data from tables. You'll start to work with different types of data like strings and numbers and discuss methods to filter and pare down your results. You will create new tables and be able to move data into them. You will learn common operators and how to combine the data. You will use case statements and concepts like data governance and profiling. You will discuss topics on data, and practice using real-world programming assignments. You will interpret the structure, meaning, and relationships in source data and use SQL as a professional to shape your data for targeted analysis purposes. Although we do not have any specific prerequisites or software requirements to take this course, a simple text editor is recommended for the final project. So what are you waiting for? This is your first step in landing a job in the best occupation in the US and soon the world!...

Top reviews

JP
Apr 5, 2020

This course has really helped with optimizing queries that I work with everyday, enhancing my understanding of RDBMS, joins, analyzing and structuring exactly what you need and yielding those results.

JG
Aug 22, 2021

I thought this course was great! Great introduction to Relational Databases and SQLite. Highly reccomend for anyone new to SQL, Databases, or someone looking to get started with a data science career.

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By sourabh c

Aug 9, 2020

Very food course

By Azamat M

Aug 16, 2020

Nice course. I

By Piriya S

Jan 3, 2020

It's very nice

By He B

May 21, 2019

useful course

By Dinesh K

Feb 12, 2018

Useful course

By Praveen B

Aug 6, 2021

Very helpful

By Piyush S

Mar 13, 2021

Basics only.

By ADITYA K

Sep 26, 2020

very helpful

By Harsha C

Sep 8, 2020

Good course.

By anshika m

Aug 26, 2021

Good course

By RITESH J

Jun 1, 2020

good cource

By Mehul G

Apr 16, 2020

good course

By qq q

Oct 24, 2019

good course

By shubham a

Oct 15, 2019

good course

By Erica T d J

Jul 29, 2020

Bom curso.

By Rahul B

Apr 24, 2020

Nice start

By Xinyue N

Oct 22, 2018

nice class

By Kaisson A F

Jul 26, 2021

Very good

By Luke R

May 20, 2021

Good pace

By elaabedy i

Dec 18, 2020

very well

By Byron S S

Oct 26, 2020

Very good

By LEONARDO D L G

Jul 1, 2020

I like it

By HIRANMOY M

May 28, 2020

very good

By Kartik G

May 22, 2020

Very nice