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[VIDEO] SwitchUp Webinar: Getting Started in SQL

By Metis  • November 16, 2018

SwitchUp's Co-founder and Editor Liz Eggleston recently hosted a Getting Started in SQL webinar featuring SQL aficionado Jonathan Balaban, a Metis Sr. Data Scientist who helped develop our SQL Fundamentals professional development course. As SwitchUp notes in its blog intro, SQL has a "wide variety of uses, and no alternatives," meaning that it's a technology "you’ll arguably need to use no matter what job you get in tech. " 

And in data science, we believe you'll definitely need it. SQL remains among the most sought-after skills listed in data-related job descriptions, and a recent Kaggle survey revealed that it’s the 3rd most used tool by working data scientists. Still central to the data science work at companies large and small – from Facebook, Apple, and Google to your local startup – understanding SQL is a foundation-building way to more deeply understand multiple facets of data science.

During the nearly 40-minute recorded webinar, you'll hear Jonathan discuss what SQL is used for and how you can learn it as a total beginner.

Watch it here.

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Want more? Read Jonathan's blog post about the value of SQL and learn about our SQL Fundamentals course.


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