Have you ever been sent a file and asked to find important information buried within it? Your coworkers would be very impressed if you could query the files in a quick and efficient manner. But… how exactly are you going to achieve such a feat?
As you probably know, SQL allows you to modify database data quickly and easily. When trying to work with data files, developers usually load data into a database and manage it via SQL. In a perfect world, you could just query the database to get the information your company needs. But in real life, there’s a catch: data loading is often not straightforward.