data scientists and AI

hi all,

right now finding good course for data scientists and AI, some course coach python or R lauguage,  which one is better?

I am focusing on data analyse and AI using MS SQL server 2016, can python do analytic on SQL 2016 or must R ?
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marrowyungAsked:
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Vitor MontalvãoConnect With a Mentor MSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
Do you have any Mathematics Master or PhD title?
Mastering Statistics is the base for Data Analysis. After that you can think in any language.
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Jim HornMicrosoft SQL Server Developer, Architect, and AuthorCommented:
What's your current education level, how much discretionary time do you have to pursue this, and how much money do you have/can borrow to pursue this?

Lots of people ask 'I want to be a data scientist', but without supporting details it is difficult to give an actionable answer.
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marrowyungAuthor Commented:
Vitor Montalvão,

"Mastering Statistics is the base for Data Analysis."

basically contracted MIT for that, surprise that high school and first year math already cover all that as according to them, i am asking more on advance level course.

I also read that :

https://civisanalytics.com/blog/data-science/2016/08/15/python-r/?imm_mid=0e6f40&cmp=em-data-na-na-newsltr_20160824

this writer said it doesn't matter. Python and R work together.

Jim Horn,

I get a degree in computer science and computer engineering.

contracted MIT for that, but the course they offer seems entey level and I have to do it for 6-8 moths.
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Vitor MontalvãoMSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
So you're not looking for a job but a course? MIT = Master IT??
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marrowyungAuthor Commented:
a course, from MIT school in US
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Vitor MontalvãoMSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
That sounds good :)
Best of lucks
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marrowyungAuthor Commented:
but they seems all entry level course.
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marrowyungAuthor Commented:
so other suggestion on R and the other ?
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Vitor MontalvãoMSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
I never saw Python in my life and I only know R but I'm not Expert in this field.
Also, MSSQL 2016 comes with R ;)
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marrowyungAuthor Commented:
"Also, MSSQL 2016 comes with R ;)"

yes i knew.

do you know if we can program Python in SQL 2016  ?

VS 2015 Community edition have Python project, I am not sure if it is related.
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Vitor MontalvãoMSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
do you know if we can program Python in SQL 2016  ?
As you do with R? No.
Outside of SQL Server engine I think you can, as you can use any other language to connect to SQL Server.
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marrowyungAuthor Commented:
"As you do with R? No."

I open VS 2015 and see Pyhon project.
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Vitor MontalvãoMSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
Your question was SQL Server related and not Visual Studio.
I don't work with VS so I can't know what's there :)
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marrowyungAuthor Commented:
no. as SQL server 2016 include R and I am not sure if we can also do it with Python . that's why I ask here.
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Vitor MontalvãoMSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
I know and the answer is no. Maybe in a next version but for now only R comes with SQL Server.
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marrowyungAuthor Commented:
ok.

then must  be VS 2015 or after then.
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marrowyungAuthor Commented:
tks victor
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