SQL, or Structured Query Language, is a programming language used to communicate with databases. In Magento BI, SQL is used to query, or retrieve, data from your data warehouse. Take a look at the reports on your dashboard - behind the scenes, each one is powered by a SQL query.
Sounds a little scary, right? It really isn’t - while SQL is incredibly powerful, it’s also intuitive and easy to learn. If you’re a little unsure about your abilities or have no idea how to use SQL, check out our tutorial for some guidance. (coming soon!)