SQL plays a foundational role in Business Intelligence as it provides us with a way to extract data from databases for use in other BI tools.
This course covers SQL’s foundational syntax and essential transformations with practical, hands-on examples. To do this, learners are provided with access to an Azure Data Studio data warehouse from which they can run the queries taught throughout this course. Connecting to the data warehouse is simple and can be from a Windows, iOS, or Linux computer.
This course will walk you through retrieving and filtering data from a database with basic SQL syntax, transforming that data with functions, combining data from multiple tables, best practices when using SQL and common mistakes. By the end of this course, you’ll have the core skills business analysts need to extract data from a database using SQL.
Upon completing this course, you will be able to:
Retrieve and filter data using basic SQL syntax
Transform data with the help of numerical, date, and text functions
Identify strategies for constructing an unbiased sample