Databases

  • 2017 Oct 27

    Structured Data, Databases, and SQL

    9:30am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    IQSS - CGIS Knafel building, Room K018

    Collecting, analyzing, and managing data is the bread-and-butter of any research project, and standard tools like Microsoft Excel are the go-to apps as they're omnipresent and easy to use. But these start to show their limitations when one needs to handle tens of thousands of rows or merge data from multiple sources. Using a relational database, such as SQLite, can meet this gap and is the logical next step for bigger data projects.
     
    This class will discuss the fundamentals of structured data, introduce you to using SQLite (a lightweight database available on all most

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