Google Cloud Skills Boost

Exploring and Preparing your Data with BigQuery

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In this course, we see what the common challenges faced by data analysts are and how to solve them with the big data tools on Google Cloud. You’ll pick up some SQL along the way and become very familiar with using BigQuery and Cloud Dataprep to analyze and transform your datasets.

This is the first course of the From Data to Insights with Google Cloud series. After completing this course, enroll in the Creating New BigQuery Datasets and Visualizing Insights course.

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Course Info
Objectives
  • By the end of this course, you’ll be able to query and draw insight from millions of records in our BigQuery public datasets.
  • You’ll learn how to assess the quality of your datasets and develop an automated data cleansing pipeline that will output to BigQuery.
  • Lastly, you’ll get to practice writing and troubleshooting SQL on a real Google Analytics e-commerce dataset to drive marketing insights.
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