3 days.


  • Basic proficiency with ANSI SQL

Skills Gained

  • Derive insights from data using the analysis and visualization tools on Google Cloud
  • Load, clean, and transform data at scale with Dataprep
  • Explore and Visualize data using Google Data Studio
  • Troubleshoot, optimize, and write high performance queries
  • Practice with pre-built ML APIs for image and text understanding
  • Train classification and forecasting ML models using SQL with BigQuery ML

Who Can Benefit?

  • Data Analysts, Business Analysts, Business Intelligence professionals
  • Cloud Data Engineers who will be partnering with Data Analysts to build scalable data solutions on Google Cloud

Outline for From Data to Insights with Google Cloud Training

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Data on Google Cloud

  • Analytics Challenges Faced by Data Analysts
  • Big Data On-premise Versus on the Cloud
  • Real-world Use Cases of Companies Transformed Through Analytics on the Cloud
  • Google Cloud Project Basics

Module 2: Analyzing Large Datasets with BigQuery

  • Data Analyst Tasks, Challenges, and Google Cloud Data Tools
  • Fundamental BigQuery Features
  • Google Cloud Tools for Analysts, Data Scientists, and Data Engineers

Module 3: Exploring your Public Dataset with SQL

  • Common Data Exploration Techniques
  • Use SQL to Query Public Datasets

Module 4: Cleaning and Transforming your Data with Dataprep

  • 5 Principles of Dataset Integrity
  • Dataset Shape and Skew
  • Clean and Transform Data using SQL
  • Introducing Dataprep by Trifacta

Module 5: Visualizing Insights and Creating Scheduled Queries

  • Data Visualization Principles
  • Common Data Visualization Pitfalls
  • Google Data Studio

Module 6: Storing and Ingesting New Datasets

  • Permanent Versus Temporary Data Tables
  • Ingesting New Datasets

Module 7: Enriching your Data Warehouse with JOINs

  • Merge Historical Data Tables with UNION
  • Introduce Table Wildcards for Easy Merges
  • Review Data Schemas: Linking Data Across Multiple Tables
  • JOIN Examples and Pitfalls

Module 8: Advanced Features and Partitioning your Queries and Tables for Advanced Insights

  • Advanced Functions (Statistical, Analytic, User-defined)
  • Date-Partitioned Tables

Module 9: Designing Schemas that Scale: Arrays and Structs in BigQuery

  • BigQuery Versus Traditional Relational Data Architecture
  • ARRAY and STRUCT Syntax
  • BigQuery Architecture

Module 10: Optimizing Queries for Performance

  • BigQuery Performance Pitfalls
  • Prevent Data Hotspots
  • Diagnose Performance Issues with the Query Explanation Map

Module 11: Controlling Access with Data Security s

  • Hashing Columns
  • Authorized Views
  • IAM and BigQuery Dataset Roles
  • Access Pitfalls

Module 12: Predicting Visitor Return Purchases with BigQuery ML

  • Machine Learning on Structured Data
  • Scenario: Predicting Customer Lifetime Value
  • Choosing the Right Model Type
  • Creating ML models with SQL

Module 13: Deriving Insights From Unstructured Data Using Machine Learning

  • ML Drives Business Value
  • How does ML on unstructured data work?
  • Choosing the Right ML Approach
  • Pre-built AI Building Blocks
  • Customizing Pre-built Models with AutoML
  • Building a Custom Model
05/08/2024 - 05/10/2024
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Eastern Standard Time
Online Virtual Class
USD $2,700.00