Getting Started with Python on SQL Server
Python has recently become a favorite of data scientists because of its gentle learning curve and extensive data analysis and machine learning libraries. This course covers how to install, manage, and use Python on SQL Server for machine learning.
What you'll learn
At the core of using Python for data analysis and machine learning in SQL Server is a thorough knowledge of how SQL Server implements external scripting, which includes Python programs. In this course, Getting Started with Python on SQL Server, you'll learn the fundamentals of SQL Server machine learning with a focus on Python. First, you’ll learn how to install SQL Server with support for machine learning in Python. Next, you’ll explore the three principle methods of harnessing this new power and how to run Python programs both in a database and on the desktop. Finally, you’ll discover how to secure, monitor, and manage the usage of Python on SQL Server. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have a foundational knowledge that will help you as you move forward to use Python with SQL Server as a data scientist or monitor and manage it as a DBA.
Table of contents
- Version Check 0m
- Introduction 1m
- Course Overview 2m
- System Requirements 1m
- Downloading Installation Media 1m
- Basic Setup and Feature Selection 3m
- Instance and Database Engine Configuration 3m
- Finishing the Installation 1m
- Installing from the Command Line 0m
- Restating SQL Server and Running a Sample Python Script 2m
- Module Summary 1m