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Data to Insights with Google Cloud (2 days)

Want to know how to query and process petabytes of data in seconds? Curious about data analysis that scales automatically as your data grows? Welcome to the Data Insights course!

This two-day instructor-led class teaches course participants how to derive insights through data analysis and visualization using the Google Cloud Platform. The course features interactive scenarios and hands-on labs where participants explore, mine, load, visualize, and extract insights from diverse Google BigQuery datasets.


The course covers data loading, querying, schema modeling, optimizing performance, query pricing, and data visualization.


This course teaches participants the following skills:

  • Derive insights from data using the analysis and visualization tools on Google Cloud Platform
  • Interactively query datasets using Google BigQuery
    Load, clean, and transform data at scale
  • Visualize data using Google Data Studio and other third-party platforms
  • Distinguish between exploratory and explanatory analytics and when to use each approach

Explore new datasets and uncover hidden insights quickly and effectively
Optimizing data models and queries for price and performance


To get the most out of this course, participants should have:

  • Basic proficiency with ANSI SQL

Course Outline

Day 1

  • Module 1: Introduction to Data on the Google Cloud Platform
  • Module 2: Big Data Tools Overview
  • Module 3: Exploring your Data with SQL
  • Module 4: Google BigQuery Pricing
  • Module 5: Cleaning and Transforming your Data
  • Module 6: Storing and Exporting Data
  • Module 7: Ingesting New Datasets into Google BigQuery

Day 2

    • Module 9: Joining and Merging Datasets
    • Module 10: Advanced Functions and Clauses
    • Module 11: Schema Design and Nested Data Structures
    • Module 12: More Visualization with Google Data Studio
    • Module 13: Optimizing for Performance
    • Module 14: Advanced Insights

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