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About The Book
What does an overwhelming wealth of data and information have in common with one of today’s fastest-growing career paths? Structured Query Language (SQL) is the answer. Pronounced “sequel” by many, SQL is the workhorse programming language that forms the backbone of modern data management and interpretation. In SQL QuickStart Guide, experienced mentor and SQL expert Walter Shields draws on his considerable knowledge to make the topic of relational database management accessible, easy to understand, and actionable. With more data being produced every second than you could interpret in your lifetime, the ability of businesses to warehouse, access, and, most importantly, understand and interpret this data has never been more critical.
This book is ideal for those seeking to increase their job prospects and enhance their careers, for developers looking to expand their programming capabilities, or for anyone who wants to take advantage of our data-driven future—even with no prior coding experience!
Albany, NY—ClydeBank Media is proud to announce the release of their newest coding and data management title, SQL QuickStart Guide [978-1-945051-75-3, $24.99] from author and mentor Walter Shields. Mr. Shields has nearly twenty years of experience helping truly massive organizations manage and understand their data so they can better make critical decisions. In the past Shields has worked with such notable partners as the Target Corporation, the NYC Transit Authority, and the NYC Administration for Children’s Services.
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November 7, 2019
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Inside The Book
About The Author
Walter Shields, is an SQL mentor, author, and data management entrepreneur with over twenty years of experience in the field. He has worked with data-driven organizations such as the Target Corporation and the NYC Transit Authority and has been a patient, helpful mentor for hundreds of thrilled and successful students. Mr. Shields is the principal of DataDecided, a Tableau provider that helps businesses of all sizes communicate and understand their data in a visual medium.
Over 20 years of SQL experience working with organizations such as Target, NYC Transit Authority, and Bank of America.
Has taught and mentored hundreds of students on how to utilize SQL both in-person and online.
Founder of DataDecided, a Tableau-based data visualization company that helps medium and large businesses leverage their data with actionable data visualizations.
SQL is for navigating databases. What does this mean in the real world? What kind of businesses use SQL on a regular basis?
Is SQL easy to learn?
If SQL is easy to learn, why does it seem like there are still so many people who are not familiar with it as a language?
Is SQL necessary for people who want to become developers?
Would you say that the demand for job seekers with SQL experience is increasing or decreasing?
We have seen other languages come and go. Is there a risk of that for people who are learning SQL now for their careers?
Your main project right now focuses on data visualization. What benefit does this bring to your clients?
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