Introduction to Databases on Wrangler

May 8, 2015 - 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm CT
J.J. Pickle Research Campus
ROC 1.900
10100 Burnet Rd
Austin, TX 78758


This course will introduce attendees to the use of Structured Query Language (SQL) and NoSQL database technologies on the Wrangler data-intensive compute platform.

Using Postgres, MySQL, and MongoDB as examples, the basics of Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS) will be introduced, alongside common variations on RDBMS platforms for specific applications.

The process of setting up both temporary and persistent database services on Wrangler will be demonstrated, along with submitting and executing jobs that utilize database technologies, and specialized database applications such as GIS will be briefly addressed.

After completing the session, attendees should have an understanding of the complete workflow from getting a Wrangler allocation, requesting a database, loading the database and performing analysis work based on the data therein.

You are welcome to attend this course in-person or via webcast.  

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