I don't want to learn your garbage query language

1 · Erik Bernhardsson · Aug. 30, 2018, 4 a.m.
This is a bit of a rant but I really don’t like software that invents its own query language. There’s a trillion different ORMs out there. Another trillion databases with their own query language. Another trillion SaaS products where the only way to query is to learn some random query DSL they made up. I just want my SQL back. It’s a language everyone understands, it’s been around since the seventies, and it’s reasonably standardized. It’s easy to read, and can be used by anyone, from business p...