SQL: Essential Skills for Data Mastery

Dive into the world of databases with our comprehensive SQL course, designed for both beginners and experienced professionals. This course focuses on the foundational and advanced aspects of SQL, equipping you with the necessary skills to handle data efficiently and effectively.

Skills You Will Gain

Understanding Database Management Systems (DBMS)

Mastery of SQL Syntax and Queries

Data Manipulation and Retrieval Techniques

Database Design Principles

Optimization of SQL Queries

Networking and Storage in Kubernetes

CI/CD in a Containerized Environment

Security Best Practices in Docker and Kubernetes

This course includes

Syllabus Overview

Mastering SQL for Database Management

SQL is an essential tool for anyone working with data, offering the power to store, manipulate, and retrieve data from relational databases.

  • Introduction to SQL and Database Concepts
    • Overview of relational databases
    • Basic SQL syntax and setup
    • SELECT and FROM clauses to retrieve data
    • Sorting and filtering data with ORDER BY and WHERE
  • Working with SQL Joins and Aggregations
    • Understanding different types of joins: INNER, LEFT, RIGHT, and FULL
    • Using aggregate functions like COUNT, SUM, AVG, MIN, and MAX
    • Grouping data with GROUP BY
    • Filtering grouped data using HAVING
  • Advanced SQL Operations
    • Subqueries: using subqueries in SELECT, FROM, and WHERE clauses
    • Common Table Expressions (CTEs) and WITH clause
    • Advanced data manipulation with INSERT, UPDATE, DELETE, and MERGE
  • Mastering SQL Functions and Complex Queries
    • String functions, date functions, and number functions
    • Conditional logic in SQL with CASE statements
    • Advanced use of data types and casting
  • Exploring SQL Window Functions
    • Introduction to window functions
    • Using OVER() with PARTITION BY, ORDER BY
    • Functions like ROW_NUMBER(), RANK(), DENSE_RANK(), LEAD(), LAG()
  • SQL Performance Tuning
    • Understanding indexes, including when and how to use them
    • Query optimization techniques
    • Using EXPLAIN plans to analyze query performance
  • Transaction Management and Security
    • Understanding transactions, ACID properties
    • Implementing transaction control with COMMIT, ROLLBACK
    • Basics of database security: permissions, roles
  • Integrating SQL with Other Technologies
    • Linking SQL databases with programming languages like Python
    • Using SQL data in Excel via ODBC, direct queries
    • Introduction to using APIs with SQL databases for web integration
  • Advanced Data Analytics Tools in SQL
    • Using analytical functions for deeper insights
    • Exploring materialized views for performance
    • Dynamic SQL for flexible query generation
  • Capstone Project
    • Designing and implementing a database schema for a real-world application
    • Comprehensive data analysis using advanced SQL techniques
    • Integrating SQL knowledge with tools like Python and Excel to provide business solutions
    • Presenting findings and insights effectively

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This course includes practical exercises, real-world case studies, and projects to ensure that you not only understand SQL theory but can also apply it effectively in any data environment. By the end of this course, you will have a deep understanding of SQL, empowering you to handle and analyze data proficiently, a skill highly valued in today’s data-driven world.

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