Introduction to Databases and Data Storage Technologies

April 7, 2022, 2 p.m. - April 7, 2022, 4 p.m.

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DataLab: Data Science and Informatics

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This workshop provides a broad overview of the various technologies for storing and organizing different collections of data. Through case studies, we will discuss how data structure impacts your storage options, when you should use a database, and which platforms you might consider for your research. This workshop is a general lecture with Q&A (no laptops necessary). This workshop is a prerequisite for DataLab's "Getting started with SQL for querying databases" workshop.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this workshop, learners should be able to:

Prerequisites: None

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Instructor: Carl Stahmer

Instructor Bio: Carl Stahmer is a digital humanist. He is the Executive Director of the UC Davis DataLab and Professor of English. He leverages his expertise as a computer programmer and system architect to tackle complex problems in the humanities and beyond.


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