This interactive SQL course for beginners will teach you how to code and perform fundamental data science tasks using SQL — and it will help you begin your journey to become a successful data professional.
In this course, you’ll learn how to write data queries and how to use statements and clauses — as well as the critical role of SQL in routine data science tasks.
Best of all, you’ll learn by doing — you’ll write code and get feedback directly in the browser. You’ll apply your skills to several guided projects involving real-world scenarios to build your portfolio and prepare for your next interview.
- Using SQL syntax to perform analysis
- Performing basic queries to extract data
- Manipulating databases
Introduction to SQL and Databases [4 lessons]
Introduction to SQL 1hLesson Objectives
- Define SQL programs and queries
- Employ the `SELECT` clause
- Perform arithmetic in SQL
- Pronounce SQL
Introduction to Databases 1hLesson Objectives
- Define databases
- Define metadata
- Employ SQL statements and clauses
- Employ the `FROM` clause
- Extract data from tables
- Select specific columns
Exploring Tables 1hLesson Objectives
- Employ the `LIMIT` clause
- Identify the order of execution of clauses
- Identify different SQL dialects
Coding with Style 1hLesson Objectives
- Define database management systems
- Employ comments
- Define reserved words
- Apply style guidelines
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Go from zero to job-ready
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Build your project portfolio
Build confidence with our in-depth projects, and show off your data skills.
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Work with real data from day one with interactive lessons and hands-on exercises.
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