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SQL for Data Analysis


Last Updated March 4, 2022


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Course Lessons

Lesson 1

Basic SQL

In this section, you will gain knowledge about SQL basics for working with a single table. You will learn the key commands to filter a table in many different ways.

Lesson 2

SQL Joins

In this lesson, you will learn how to combine data from multiple tables together.

Lesson 3

SQL Aggregations

In this lesson, you will learn how to aggregate data using SQL functions like SUM, AVG, and COUNT. Additionally, CASE, HAVING, and DATE functions provide you an incredible problem solving toolkit.

Lesson 4

SQL Subqueries & Temporary Tables

In this lesson, you will be learning to answer much more complex business questions using nested querying methods - also known as subqueries.

Lesson 5

SQL Data Cleaning

Cleaning data is an important part of the data analysis process. You will be learning how to perform data cleaning using SQL in this lesson.

Lesson 6

[Advanced] SQL Window Functions

Compare one row to another without doing any joins using one of the most powerful concepts in SQL data analysis: window functions.

Lesson 7

[Advanced] SQL Advanced JOINs & Performance Tuning

Learn advanced joins and how to make queries that run quickly across giant datasets. Most of the examples in the lesson involve edge cases, some of which come up in interviews.

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Derek Steer

CEO at Mode

Derek is the CEO of Mode Analytics. He developed an analytical foundation at Facebook and Yammer and is passionate about sharing it with future analysts. He authored SQL School and is a mentor at Insight Data Science.

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