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Learner Reviews & Feedback for SQL for Data Science by University of California, Davis

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2,732 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

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.

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.

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By Shema F

Jun 17, 2021

nice to learn new things

By Anubhav S

Jul 14, 2020

Nice Course for beginner

By Tanmoy S

May 9, 2020

Nice learning experience

By Pankaj k

Apr 1, 2021

Well structured course.

By prachi j

Apr 4, 2020

its a very good course.

By Loukit K

Jul 31, 2020

very good for beginner

By Jeremy W

Jul 17, 2019

Overall pretty useful.

By Brajesh K

Jun 30, 2021

Great for beginner...

By Манукян Т

Jul 11, 2020

we need more examples

By Mark W

Aug 26, 2021

maybe too elementary

By Himanshu S

Aug 28, 2020

it was a good course

By Abdul S

Jul 29, 2020

The course was good.

By Savindu V K

Jul 29, 2020

It was really good.

By Ajay J

Sep 19, 2018

Good for beginners.

By Ishan B

Aug 28, 2018

Was a Great course!

By Antara D

Sep 13, 2021

Good for starters!

By Choong D

Feb 5, 2021

A very good course

By Maria Y T H P

Jun 8, 2020

Good for berginner

By Raul V

Jun 6, 2020

more coding please


Oct 22, 2019

Good for beginner.

By Rishi R

Feb 1, 2018

good to begin with

By hemant S

Nov 14, 2020

very good c ourse

By vedapriya M

Oct 24, 2020

it was very nice!

By Hemant S

Jul 18, 2020

loved this course

By Isabel A R

Apr 7, 2020

Loved the course!