Learn SQL

We curated this collection for people with no prior experience that want to learn to use SQL in the context of data structures for data science-related implementation. You may be interested in familiarizing yourself with SQL more deeply to use it to access big data databases within your organization, or to use it for data science or data engineering needs. Whatever your end goal, this collection will cover the fundamentals of SQL and introduce you to its more advanced uses.

Learn SQL

We curated this collection for people with no prior experience that want to learn to use SQL in the context of data structures for data science-related implementation. You may be interested in familiarizing yourself with SQL more deeply to use it to access big data databases within your organization, or to use it for data science or data engineering needs. Whatever your end goal, this collection will cover the fundamentals of SQL and introduce you to its more advanced uses.

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Excel to MySQL: Analytic Techniques for Business

Excel to MySQL: Analytic Techniques for Business

Duke University

SPECIALIZATION
4.6(11,445)
Introduction to Data Science

Introduction to Data Science

IBM

SPECIALIZATION
4.6(6,392)
Web Applications for Everybody

Web Applications for Everybody

University of Michigan

SPECIALIZATION
4.8(1,781)
SQL for Data Science

SQL for Data Science

University of California, Davis

COURSE
4.5(953)

Why learn SQL?

SQL (Structured Query Language) is a domain-specific programming language designed for managing data held in a relational database management system (RDBMS). It enables you to you access and manipulate databases. SQL became a standard of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) in 1986, and of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) in 1987.

SQL jobs

According to Burning Glass, there were ~1M job postings in the last 12 months requiring SQL as a skill, offering an annual median salary of $95K. Common job titles include Software Developer, Database Administrator, Business Intelligence Analyst, and Web Developer. There are also functional role titles like Management Analyst, Financial Analyst and Marketing Manager need SQL for day-to-day work interacting with enterprise data warehouses.

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