Workshops providing an introduction to database design and query. Using a relational database can help you store and analyze your research data and results more efficiently.
In the first workshop, we will be using the relational database paradigm, the
Unified Modeling Language (UML), the Entity-Relationship (ER) model, and
implement a simple MySQL database. In the second workshop, we will be using SQL
on a pre-populated database to extract, filter and answer simple analytics
questions. If time permits, we will explore ways of programmatically accessing
databases from tools such as R or Python in order to automate the analytical
In order to actively participate, please bring your own laptop (Mac/Win) and
install the following software:
- MAMP : https://www.mamp.info/en/downloads/
- MySQL Workbench: https://dev.mysql.com/downloads/workbench/
Please do not hesitate to come 15 minutes early if you need trouble shooting
with the software installation.
Please note that this Introduction to Database Design will be followed by an
Introduction to Database Query and Analytics.
Course Length: 2 hours + instructor will be available after the course to
answer your specific questions and requests
Free registration required and more information: rc.dartmouth.edu > Training
DB design: http://libcal.dartmouth.edu/event/3431329
DB query: http://libcal.dartmouth.edu/event/3431330
Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.