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Greene presentation link

Database/SQL Session:

The page Gretchen is working from:

http://swcarpentry.github.io/sql-novice-survey/

Database vs Data in Files: 

  • File Based:
    • data are small enough to fit in computer memory
    • data are static
    • only one person at a time accesses the data
    • security is a minor concern
  • Database:
    • Terabytes of data
    • Data being updated or added to frequently
    • Serving a community of users
    • Sensitive