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Grouping Data into Bins and Categories

by Pinal Dave

In this course, Grouping Data into Bins and Categories, you'll learn the techniques of data binning, bin management, and data visualization to analyze large data sets and make data-driven decisions.

What you'll learn

Data analysis can be tough, especially when dealing with large amounts of information. One way to make it easier is by grouping data into bins and visualizing it. In this course, Grouping Data into Bins and Categories, you’ll gain the ability to organize, categorize, and visualize your data effectively. First, you’ll explore the idea of data binning which is about grouping your data into categories, making it easier to analyze. Next, you’ll discover how to add these categories, or bins, to a data table making your data even more organized. Finally, you’ll learn how to visualize your data which helps you spot patterns and trends that might not be obvious by looking at the numbers. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of data binning and visualization needed to make sense of large amounts of data and use it to make informed decisions.

About the author

Pinal Dave is an SQL Server Performance Tuning Expert and independent consultant with over 21 years of hands-on experience. He holds a Master of Science degree and numerous database certifications. Pinal has authored 14 SQL Server database books and 61 Pluralsight courses. To freely share his knowledge and help others build their expertise, Pinal has also written more than 5,700 database tech articles on his blog at

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