Write Basic Data Queries
SQL is the computer language used to access data in most databases. And, according to this blog post, "it’s been one of the greatest skills I could have ever acquired as a marketing / business guy at a startup."
This class is intended for those with absolutely no SQL experience whatsoever, but want to learn. Here are some common symptoms that can be cured by learning SQL:
By the end of the class you'll be able to write basic to intermediate queries, which means:
Here is what we will cover in the class:
We'll be using a sample set of e-commerce data to write the data queries that you can later apply to any set of data, once you get your hands on it!
All you need to bring is a laptop -- we'll practice SQL using a web-based database. Note: SQL is a language used in MySQL, Oracle, Postgres, etc. Each system implements SQL slightly differently, but the basic queries we'll be covering will work on any of these systems.
No prior knowledge is required for this class. You only need a computer with internet access.
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Great instructor. He explained things well and I appreciated his passion for the subject. Liked the mock web content for practicing queries. When you moved into advanced queries, th...