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SQL Fundamentals on JetBrains Academy

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We live in a world of data. Almost everyone works with data in some form or another. In particular, spreadsheets have become an essential part of our work and databases have become a business-critical asset. But what matters most is not the volume of data, but rather knowing how to derive insights from it. This makes SQL querying a great skill for data scientists, developers, marketers, researchers, and almost everyone else. More and more businesses are willing to hire such specialists to help them stay afloat in a world flooded with data.

To help you gain this in-demand job skill, we are happy to introduce our new track on JetBrains Academy – SQL Fundamentals!

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What you’ll learn

One of the most common database structures today is the relational database, and Structured Querying Language (SQL) is used to communicate with them. During this project-free track, you’ll learn this powerful querying language in just 8 hours. In particular, you will:

✅ Learn how to request, update, and delete data using basic SQL operators.
✅ Work with MySQL, the world’s most popular open source database.
✅ Discover how to extract and process relevant data from a dataset.
✅ Find out how to use SQL functions in real-life tasks.

This track provides you with a personalized study plan containing more than 30 educational topics. Each of the topics provide you with the necessary theory that you’ll be able to apply right away to make sure you really understand it.

What’s next

Almost all data jobs require SQL knowledge to work with information from an organization’s database. It’s arguably the most in-demand skill for those seeking a job in the data field. With the SQL Fundamentals track, you’ll get a better understanding of what is behind these jobs and see if they are for you. If you don’t want to start your career in the data field, you can use this skill in other areas such as product management, marketing, researching, accounting and any other field that works with data.

Upon completing the track, you’ll receive a personalized certificate of completion. You can download it at any time in your JetBrains Academy profile. It can also be added to your resume or LinkedIn profile.

We hope you’ll enjoy studying SQL with us! If you have any questions or would like to share your feedback, feel free to leave a comment below or contact us at

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