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Is SQL worth learning?

By | July 5, 2022
The SQL programming language is about 50 years old since it was released in 1970 by computer scientist, Edgar Codd.  He issued a paper describing a fairly new system for the organization of data in databases. At the end of that decade, many prototypes of the system, which were essentially shown by Codd, were developed. It is a common understanding that anyone who wants to land a job in data needs to spend a good amount of their time learning the ancient Structured Query Language. People often ask why should they not spend more time focusing on Python and other data skills such as deep learning and spark or developers static typing?… Read more