Understand data concepts

Business Analyst
Data Analyst
Database Administrator
Azure Database for MySQL
Azure Database for PostgreSQL
Azure SQL Database
Azure SQL Server on Virtual Machines
SQL Server

Data is key to most business operations and services and an understanding of data is essential in many roles. This learning path covers data concepts, data analytics, and data roles, services, and products


  • You should be familiar with basic computing concepts and terminology.

Modules in this learning path

Businesses rely on data. Understanding data is key to many business operations. This module covers what data is, when to sort and filter data, and when to calculate derived values from data.

Converting raw data to useful information is essential for business users. This module covers fundamental concepts of aggregating data and grouping data.

Data is so widespread that many services and roles are needed to manage the data of an organization. This module covers types of data products, Azure data services, and the roles of data professionals.