Getting started with SQLite

  • Event: 2015 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Troy Thibodeaux of The Associated Press
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Mar. 7 at 2:10pm
  • Location: M109
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Are you tired of standing on the sidelines while everyone else has all the fun with database queries? Tired of hoping that Access is doing what you think it's doing when you point and click? Wouldn't you rather just tell your database manager what slice of the data you want? Join us for a hassle free entry to the world of SQL, (Structured Query Language), the lingua franca of relational databases. It's surprisingly simple and surprisingly powerful -- and it works in just about any database you can name.

This session will be most helpful if: You have some experience working with data in columns and rows.

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Speaker Bios

  • Troy Thibodeaux leads the data journalism team at The Associated Press. The data team works with reporters and editors across AP, building software, analyzing and visualizing data, to tell stories in word and pixel. They also manage the data sharing network, which has helped news organizations across the U.S. localize important data stories. He lives in New Orleans with his family and a new dog, and like most New Orleanians, he loves to talk about the place.

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