Imagine that you have a spreadsheet containing every data point about your customers — their preferences, their web browsing behavior, the products they’ve bought. What would you do with all that information? When you know SQL fundamentals, you can slice and dice that data any way you want, providing critical insights that drive business strategy.
SQL provides powerful-yet-simple tools for data analysis and handling. This SQL bootcamp will take absolute beginners through the basics to an ability to write queries with confidence. Get hands-on experience navigating a SQL server and distilling insights from real-world data. You’ll leave able to use this tool on your own data immediately.
General Assembly’s classes, workshops & events are for recreational purposes and are not regulated by the bureau of proprietary school supervision.
If this class is recorded, students will be sent the recording link within 7 days after class completion by email. Students are encouraged to download and save any shared materials (worksheets, deck if applicable) during class for later reference as they are not be shared by email.
Describe a relational database.
Illustrate the structure of a database using an entity relationship diagram.
Explore the anatomy of a SQL server.
Write queries to retrieve data from a SQL database (e.g., Microsoft SQL Server, etc.).
Sort and segment SQL query results to generate insights.
Combine data from multiple tables in complex queries.
You will need access to a laptop or computer with a working webcam and microphone as well as a strong internet connection.
This class will occur completely online using Zoom.
Class setup information will be emailed to all students signed up around 24 hours before (and again an hour before) your class launches.
Each individual class participant must have purchased a ticket.
Juan Sebastian Vasquez is a data practitioner currently working with a digital media company focused on financial services, like refinancing and home purchasing. Juan has been working with data analysis and analytics for more than 6 years, he got his start in data working at the LA Mayor’s Office of Budget & Innovation and he recently transitioned back to the private sector. Juan started his professional career more than 10 years ago working for small and medium sized advertising agencies and also working various roles for an LA-based technology company. Juan is a native of Colombia, and he and his wife own their home in Boyle Heights.
Juan’s areas of expertise include SQL, business intelligence tools like Tableau and Power BI, Excel, Esri ArcGIS online, and he is growing his knowledge and experience in Python.
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