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edX: Try It: Learn SQL

If you are looking to get into data analytics, SQL would be a great starting point.

SQL, or Structure Query Language, is used for cleaning and analyzing data stored in databases. It’s also used by some of the world’s largest companies. Gain highly-marketable skill in this free, no-risk introductory SQL course.

Try It: Learn SQL
1 weeks
1–2 hours per week
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Starts Feb 28

About this course

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If you’re looking to enter a tech or data field, continue your education in data analytics or back-end development, or bring a new relevant skill to your current career, this no-risk intro course to SQL aims to equip you with the basics of database design — and help you reach your goals. In this course you will learn:

  • To define and explain the benefits of SQL
  • To define what a database is, and identify SQL data types
  • To create basic SQL statements

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Explain the value SQL skills bring to non-data scientists.
  • Describe the benefits and uses of SQL.
  • Execute basic SQL commands.

At a glance

  • Language: English
  • Video Transcript: English

What you'll learn

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  • How and why you should use SQL.
  • How to use the basic syntax of SQL.
  • How to create basic SQL statements.
  • How to apply this skill to your career.

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