Intro to database manager MySQL I

  • Event: 2016 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Paula Lavigne of ESPN
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Mar. 10 at 9:00am
  • Location: Denver V
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Plenty of data these days come in large or relational tables that require a good database manager, beyond what Excel and even Access can offer. MySQL is a free, powerful, and popular open-source tool, and with it you can transform and analyze almost any dataset. In this class, we will introduce you to MySQL and how it works. Please note that we cannot help you install it here.

This session will be most helpful if: You have some experience working with data in columns and rows, and are familiar with SQL

Speaker Bios

  • Paula Lavigne has been an investigative reporter for ESPN since 2008, working for both digital and TV. She has a background in data journalism. Her work has been recognized with several awards including a Peabody, duPont and IRE's first sports investigation award. Prior to ESPN, she worked at newspapers in Dallas; Des Moines, Iowa; and Tacoma, Wash. She is a graduate of the University of Nebraska and Creighton University.   

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  • Intro to database manager MySQL I
    Plenty of data these days come in large or relational tables that require a good database manager, beyond what Excel and even Access can offer. MySQL is a free, powerful, and popular open-source tool, and with it you can transform and analyze almost any dataset. In this tipsheet, we will introduce you to MySQL and how it works.