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R or Python? Python or R? The ongoing debate.

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On every SQL community event, where there could be a cluster of sessions dedicated to BI or analytics, I would have people asking me, “which one would you recommend?” or “which one I  prefer?” So, questions about recommendation and preferences are in my opinion the hardest one. And not that I would know my preferences but because you are inadvertently creating someone’s taste or preferences by imposing yours. And expressing taste through someone else taste is even harder. My initial reaction is a counter-question, why are you asking this? Simply because my curiosity goes beyond the question of preferring A over B, respectively.  And most of the time, the answer I get is, “because everyone is asking this question” or “because someone said this and the other said that”. In none of the cases, and I mean literally in none,…
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