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Using R with Databases

Using R with Databases

Learn to leverage the power of R to unlock the value of data in a relational database. Discover how to create database objects, populate a database, and issue SQL queries to retrieve and modify data with R. Understand how to utilize in-database analytics using R.

Master the basics of this important language and boost your data science career.

Using R with Databases Highlights

  Course duration

Duration

  • 5 weeks, online
    3-4 hours/week
  Course Fee

Fee

US$ 99 - US$ 199

Course duration

Duration

  • 5 weeks, online
    3-4 hours/week
Course Fee

Fee

US$ 99 - US$ 199

R has become one of the top 5 programming languages for data analysis. It is used by organizations to analyze data in relational databases,, amongst other things. And this means individuals with strong skills in R are in high demand.

During this course you will be introduced to the benefits of using R with databases. You will learn how to connect to databases from R and how to create database objects. You will discover how to populate a database and issue SQL queries to retrieve and modify your data from R. Plus you will investigate more advanced topics such as using stored procedures and utilizing in-database analytics with R.

Overall, this course is intended to enable you to leverage the power of R to unlock the value of data in relational databases and overcome the limits of R for analyzing very large data sets.

This FutureSkills Prime/IBM course comprises five purposely designed modules that take you on a carefully defined learning journey.

It is a self-paced course, which means it is not run to a fixed schedule with regard to completing modules or submitting assignments. To give you an idea of how long the course takes to complete, it is anticipated that if you work 4 hours per week, you will complete the course in 5 weeks. However, as long as the course is completed by the end of your enrollment, you can work at your own pace. And don’t worry, you’re not alone! You will be encouraged to stay connected with your learning community and mentors through the course discussion space.

The materials for each module are accessible from the start of the course and will remain available for the duration of your enrollment. Methods of learning and assessment will include videos, reading material, and online exam questions.

As part of our mentoring service you will have access to valuable guidance and support throughout the course. We provide a dedicated discussion space where you can ask questions, chat with your peers, and resolve issues. Depending on the payment plan you have chosen, you may also have access to live classes and webinars, which are an excellent opportunity to discuss problems with your mentor and ask questions. Mentoring services will vary across packages.

Once you have successfully completed the course, you will earn your Certificate of Completion.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain the benefits of using R with databases.
  • Connect to databases from R. Create database objects.
  • Populate a database.
  • Issue SQL queries to retrieve and modify data from R.
  • Talk knowledgeably on advanced topics such as using stored procedures and utilizing in-database analytics with R.
  • Individuals who want to leverage the power of R to unlock the value of data in relational databases.
  • SQL professionals looking to build skills in data science.
  • Database professionals who want to leverage the power of R to analyze relational data.
  • R programmers who are seeking to overcome the limits of R for analyzing very large data sets.

This course is aligned with industry-approved occupational standards set by SSC NASSCOM. Once you’ve successfully completed this course, you will receive a Certificate of Completion that confirms you have:

  • Job-ready competencies
  • Practical experience
  • Assessed technical knowledge

The national occupational standards to which this course is aligned relate to the following job roles:

  • Business Intelligence Analyst
  • Data Scientist
  • Data Quality Analyst

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FAQs

Using R with Databases is a self-paced course that you can do at your own pace. It does not follow a predetermined timetable, unlike scheduled live sessions. You are free to work at your own pace if you complete the modules and the course before the deadline.

Using R with Databases course comprises five modules.

There are multiple advantages to using R for data analysis.

  • R has excellent visualization features for expressing facts in a pictorial format.
  • It is a user-friendly programming interface for manipulating data and creating self-learning algorithms.
  • It is a perfect platform for statistical calculations.
  • It comes with excellent documentation that explains each method and package in detail.

No, there are no prerequisites for taking this FutureSkills Prime course.

Yes. Once you have successfully completed the course, you will be issued a Certificate of Completion. You will also earn an IBM Certificate.

This certificate earned through FutureSkills Prime:

  • Builds credibility on your resumé.
  • Prepares you for a job in a specific emerging technology.
  • Serves as a springboard for your professional development.
  • Improves the overall value of your LinkedIn profile.
  • Helps you to build your professional portfolio.

Yes. Using R with Databases is 100% online. It is also self-paced and can be completed at a speed that suits you. You will therefore need a good connection to the internet in order to be able to access the course materials.

As soon as you enroll in Using R with Databases, you will be able to access the course materials through your dashboard.