SQL 101: A Beginners Guide to SQL

A gentle introduction to the world of SQL
Free tutorial
Rating: 4.2 out of 5 (739 ratings)
18,357 students
57min of on-demand video
English [Auto]

A Basic Understanding of SQL
How to Query and Filter Data Using SQL
How to Group and Aggregate Data Using SQL
Hands On Practice Using SQL
SQL Challenges


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Why Learn SQL?

We live in a data-driven world: people search through data to find insights to inform strategy, marketing, operations, and a plethora of other categories. There are a ton of businesses that use large, relational databases, which makes a basic understanding of SQL a great employable skill not only for data scientists, but for almost everyone.

Take-Away Skills:

In this course, you’ll learn how to communicate with relational databases through SQL. You’ll learn—and practice hands on—how to manipulate data and build queries that communicate with more than one table.

Who this course is for:

  • Beginners curious about SQL
  • Data analysts, Data Scientists or Data Engineers that want to learn more about SQL
  • Those looking to make a move to data science or data engineering


Director, Software Engineering
Sean Coyne
  • 4.2 Instructor Rating
  • 739 Reviews
  • 18,357 Students
  • 1 Course

Sean Coyne is an experienced manager and data engineer with a demonstrated history of data pipeline creation across multiple industries, improving implementation speed. Skilled in big data pipelines (AWS, Hive, Hadoop, Spark) software development (SQL, C#, Python and Scala, Git), data engineering, project management (PMP + Certified Scrum Master) and information security (CISSP). In addition he holds an MBA and is a AWS Certified Developer.

  • 4.2 Instructor Rating
  • 739 Reviews
  • 18,357 Students
  • 1 Course

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