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BigQuery Basics for Data Analysts

Google via Qwiklabs

Overview

Want to scale your data analysis efforts without managing database hardware? Learn the best practices for querying and getting insights from your data warehouse with this interactive series of BigQuery labs. BigQuery is Google's fully managed, NoOps, low cost analytics database. With BigQuery you can query terabytes and terabytes of data without having any infrastructure to manage or needing a database administrator. BigQuery uses SQL and can take advantage of the pay-as-you-go model. BigQuery allows you to focus on analyzing data to find meaningful insights.

Syllabus

  • Introduction to SQL for BigQuery and Cloud SQL
    • In this lab you will learn fundamental SQL clauses and will get hands on practice running structured queries on BigQuery and Cloud SQL.
  • BigQuery: Qwik Start - Console
    • This lab shows you how to query public tables and load sample data into BigQuery using the Web UI. Watch the short videos Get Meaningful Insights with Google BigQuery and BigQuery: Qwik Start - Qwiklabs Preview.
  • BigQuery: Qwik Start - Command Line
    • This hands-on lab shows you how to query public tables and load sample data into BigQuery using the Command Line Interface. Watch the short videos Get Meaningful Insights with Google BigQuery and BigQuery: Qwik Start - Qwiklabs Preview.
  • Troubleshooting Common SQL Errors with BigQuery
    • In this lab, you use BigQuery to troubleshoot common SQL errors, query the data-to-insights public dataset, use the Query Validator, and troubleshoot syntax and logical SQL errors.
  • Big Data Analysis to a Slide Presentation
    • This lab leverages two Google developer platforms: G Suite and Google Cloud Platform (GCP). It uses GCP's BigQuery API, Sheets, and Slides to collect, analyze and present data.
  • Explore and Create Reports with Data Studio
    • In this lab, you learn how to connect Google Data Studio to Google BigQuery data tables, create charts, and explore the relationships between dimensions and measures.

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