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How MetaSQL Can Save Hundreds of Hours of Coding


Video Sections (total time: 26 minutes)

Intro
25s
Setting up MetaSQL
8m 29s
Iterations to Improve
7m 09s
Immediate Insights
2m 54s
Letting MetaSQL do the Work
7m 18s

How MetaSQL Can Save Hundreds of Hours of Coding

Igor Elbert, Principal Data Scientist at Gilt

MetaSQL is simply SQL that generates SQL. As Igor explains, it's a quick technique to help those manually writing a lot of similar SQL statements save boat-loads of time. But even those unfamiliar with SQL will be impressed (and probably inspired) by the analytical power of a few lines of MetaSQL. Good for SQL pros, and those interested in learning what's possible with SQL.

26 min watch · Tech

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