• Contents
  • Getting started
  • Concepts
  • Tutorials
  • Recommendations
  • Managing databases
  • Managing a cluster
  • YQL
    • Overview
    • Data types
    • Syntax
    • Built-in functions
    • YQL tutorial
  • Working with the YDB CLI
  • Working with the YDB SDK
  • Development
  • Questions and answers
  • Downloads
  • Public talks
  • What's new

YQL - Overview

YQL (YDB Query Language) is a universal declarative query language for YDB, a dialect of SQL. YQL has been natively designed for large distributed databases, and therefore has a number of differences from the SQL standard.

YDB tools support interfaces for sending YQL queries and receiving their execution results:

This documentation section contains the YQL reference that includes the sections:

  • Data types with a description of data types used in YQL
  • Syntax with a full list of YQL commands
  • Built-in functions with a description of the available built-in functions

You can also take a tutorial to get familiar with the basic YQL commands, in the section