Databases - Design Tips & Tools...

Database talk, RDBMS, SQL/MySQL, Open Source Design Tools, Round table talk... and more Meeting will take shape as follows: Ian Merwin presenting on databases (aprox. 30-45 mins)

  • Relational DBMS (brief)

  • Normalization (3rd Normal Form) minimum (brief)

  • Tools for designing and testing MySQL databases (less-brief)

  • DB resource Links you can't live without (brief)

We will leave enough time to have:

  • Question/answer times

  • Round table talks

  • Mini-discussions on the next few meetings agenda (or whatever)

  • Professional/relationship network building...

Some ideas kicking around for next meeting are *nudges Andy, Steve, Phyllis,?, ... a presentation on CMS's, Drupal, and/or WordPress? Thanks, Ian Merwin [masked]

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  • Kermit V.

    Ian did an excellent job of giving us an overview of database design essentials and showing us how they apply to MySQL. Lots of good orientation for using the MySQL tools.

    May 20, 2009

  • Wes

    Great coverage of creating a DB from planning to implementation.

    May 3, 2009

  • Ashton S.

    Ian put on a great presentation about MySQL workbench and all of the things you can do with it. Thanks Ian, also for the great meeting place.

    May 2, 2009

  • Katherine K.

    Would love to drive up for this but re scheduling - First Friday in Missoula is - well, First Friday in Missoula.

    April 27, 2009

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