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R vs SQL - Which Should I Learn?

Find out everything you need to know about R and SQL, helping you choose which one is best to learn for your needs.

Matt Crabtree

December 6, 2022


What can you do with SQL?

Ever wondered what you can do when you master SQL? We explore five potential uses for this versatile programming language. Start your journey to mastery now.
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DataCamp Team

July 18, 2022


5 SQL Challenges to Practice Your Skills

Put your SQL skills to the test with these five SQL challenges. Use real-life examples and see whether you can complete a challenge within a week.
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DataCamp Team

July 18, 2022


Is SQL a Programming Language?

Is SQL considered a programming language? We look at the various factors to consider, and what the language is used for.
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Sejal Jaiswal

July 12, 2022


The Best SQL Jobs in 2022: Unlock new career paths with SQL

Discover the best SQL jobs available in 2022 and why SQL skills are in such high demand. Plus, discover some of the top courses for learning SQL.
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Sejal Jaiswal

July 1, 2022


New interactive SQL coding projects

It's a big month for SQL lovers, with the launch of four new coding projects. Join DataCamp's Curriculum Manager, Izzy Weber, to learn what's new!
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Alex Blackman

March 21, 2022


What is SQL? - The Essential Language for Database Management

Learn all about SQL and why it is the go-to query language for relational database management.
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Summer Worsley

March 7, 2022


3 reasons why all teams should learn SQL

Learning SQL can do wonders for any team working with data. Whether automating workflows with ease, working with big data, or answering complex questions, every team can benefit from supplementing their Excel skills by learning SQL. Discover why SQL is valuable and useful as a universal data language across all fields of data science and analytics.
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Kenneth Leung

September 20, 2021


How to Become a SQL Expert

Here’s a comprehensive guide on more advanced SQL concepts and syntax.
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Kelsey McNeillie

October 13, 2020


SQL Server, PostgreSQL, MySQL... what's the difference? Where do I start?

In this tutorial, you'll learn some of the basic differences between SQL dialects and where you should begin.
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Mona Khalil

October 15, 2018