Despite the popularity of NoSQL databases, SQL continues to be relevant in today's world

NoSQL databases are designed to handle large volumes of unstructured and semi-structured data

But SQL remains the preferred choice for working with structured data.

The rise of Big Data has led to the development of new technologies and data management paradigms, such as Hadoop and Spark.

However, even in these contexts, SQL is still relevant. SQL-on-Hadoop technologies, such as Hive and Impala

Similarly, many NoSQL databases, such as MongoDB support SQL-like query languages that allow users to query and manipulate data.

Big data tools like spark and druid also supports SQL to querying and data manipulation.

In summary the SQL remains an essential tool for working with structured data and will likely continue to be relevant for years to come.