SQL for Data Analysis - Beginners
Use SQL to access and query your data.
A crucial skill for anyone working with data is the ability to access and analyze that data. Structured Query Language (SQL) enables users to access data from databases, combine data from multiple, related tables and to aggregate, sort, filter or limit the data retrieved as needed.
One of our experienced trainers will guide you through the basics of relational databases, creating your first Azure SQL Database, uploading, retrieving and transferring data as well as how to run queries from the Azure portal and from Azure Data Studio. Read the full outline here.
Learn how to work with data stored in the cloud, develop an understanding of relational databases and SQL. This course will suit those working towards an Azure Fundamentals Certification.
SQL for Data Analysis - Beginners
Learn how to work with data stored in the cloud, develop an understanding of relational databases and SQL.
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Tamara Shatar holds a PhD in Agricultural Data Science. She has extensive experience, including many years working as a research scientist focused on data analysis, modelling using machine learning, simulation and other techniques. While working in both academia and at the CSIRO, part of her role included teaching a variety of data analysis skills.
What is Remote Training?
Remote training at Nexacu, means our team of experienced trainers will deliver your training virtually. With remote learning students can access our usual classroom training courses via video conferencing, ask questions, participate in discussion and share their screen with the trainer if they need help at any point in the course. Students have the same level of participation and access to the trainer as they would in classroom training sessions.
Who will benefit from this SQL Beginner Course?
This course will be of benefit for anyone working towards Microsoft Certification in Azure Data Fundamentals, without prior knowledge of relational databases and SQL. This certification is for anyone interested in working with data stored in the cloud.
What is the Microsoft Azure Data Fundamentals Certification?
The Microsoft Azure Data Fundamentals certification is awarded to individuals who can demonstrate their understanding of core data concepts, working with relational and non-relational data in Azure and the tools available within Azure for data processing, analytics and visualization. In addition to knowledge of Azure products, candidates for this certification must demonstrate their understanding of SQL and Power BI.
Nexacu offers 3 courses to help you achieve this certification:
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What do I need to know to attend?
This course is designed as an introduction to SQL and requires no prior knowledge of relational databases or SQL.
SQL for Data Analysis Beginners Learning Outcomes
In this course, you will:
- Learn the basics of relational databases
- Use SQL to retrieve data from the database
- Run queries from the Azure portal and from Azure Data Studio
SQL for Data Analysis Beginners Course Content
- Azure SQL Database
- What is a Relational Database?
- Primary keys
- Foreign keys
- Relationships between tables
- Type of relationships
- Data normalisation
- SQL Overview
- Type of SQL commands
- Working in Azure
- Running queries from the Azure portal
- Basics of Queries
- SELECT DISTINCT
- SQL clauses
- Working in Azure Data Studio
- Selecting specific columns
- SQL syntax rules
- Filtering Data with a WHERE Clause
- SQL operators
- Comparison operators
- Logical operators
- Arithmetic operators
- Operator precedence
- WHERE clause
- Ordering Query Results
- ORDER BY clause
- Group Query Results
- GROUP BY clause
- Aggregation functions
- CASE statement
- Filtering on Aggregated Values
- HAVING clause
- Order of evaluation of clauses in a SELECT statement
- Access Data from Multiple Tables
- JOIN using WHERE clause
- Types of Joins
- Joining with date tables
- Combining multiple SELECT Results
- UNION operator
- Practice Exercises
- Practice query writing
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