Collaborative SQL with Rahil Sondhi
Data analysts need to collaborate with each other in the same way that software engineers do. They also need a high quality development environment.
These data analysts are not working with programming languages like Java and Python, so they are not using an IDE such as Eclipse. Data analysts predominantly use SQL, and the tooling for a data analyst to work with SQL is often a SQL explorer tool that lacks the kind of collaborative experience that we would expect in the age of Slack and GitHub.
Rahil Sondhi is the creator of PopSQL, a collaborative SQL explorer. He created PopSQL after several years in the software industry, including 4 years at Instacart. Rahil joins the show to talk about the frictions that data analysts encounter when working with databases, and how those frictions led to the design of PopSQL.
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