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2,630 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.

AL
Aug 21, 2020

A comprehensive course that covers major aspects of query building and retrieval in a management system. The topics were delivered well and the materials/assignments were relevant for skill-building.

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By kavan c

Jan 1, 2021

brilliant

By Rafael G

Dec 30, 2020

EXCELLENT

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Dec 27, 2020

Thank you

By Harish R

Dec 13, 2020

Excellent

By Дмитрий Б

Nov 25, 2020

excellent

By Farid

Oct 27, 2020

great job

By Federico A S

Oct 19, 2020

I love it

By Minhaz C

Oct 14, 2020

Very good

By Ma. J A

Sep 30, 2020

excellent

By Yosafat B

Sep 24, 2020

Top Class

By Jose L A

Sep 11, 2020

Excellent

By Edwin P

Aug 30, 2020

Excellent

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Aug 23, 2020

Excellent

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Aug 18, 2020

Excelent!

By Pedro R S

Jul 27, 2020

Excellent

By Nikhil D

Jul 23, 2020

awesome..

By Əli A

Jul 19, 2020

Excellent

By Samir K

Jul 19, 2020

very good

By LERMARN U

Jul 15, 2020

I love it

By Joseph S

Jul 5, 2020

THANK YOU

By Kartikay G 1

Jun 9, 2020

FANTASTIC

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May 29, 2020

Excellent

By SAKET S

May 18, 2020

excellent

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May 2, 2020

Excellent

By R.M V

Apr 24, 2020

Excellent