Past Meetup

Learners' Meetup: Intro to Databases and SQL

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@bitcrowd GmbH

Oranienstraße 6, 10997 · Berlin

How to find us

There will be signs in the yard. If you need to use the elevator bring a phone to call the number on the signs. Unfortunately the toilets are not wheelchair accessible.

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A friendly meetup of learners of all levels with an easy-to-understand talk on tech, learning or hacking, followed by discussions in small groups to connect and find answers to our tech-related questions. For the agenda, click on „Read more“.

Talk (ca. 20 mins) Intro to Databases and SQL

Relational databases provide reliable and efficient data storage since several decades. Though NoSQL technologies are getting widely used in some applications recently and might be a great choice, having relational database management systems and SQL in the tool-box still remains a must for any senior developer, data engineer or data scientist. In this talk, I will start with the philosophical question how we transfer data to knowledge and give a short introduction or what relational and no-SQL databases actually are.

by Ilya Vladimirskiy - Ilya studied mathematics in Moscow, did computer science research in Marburg and worked as a database developer, data engineer, and consultant. He currently works as product owner at Smartfrog, an IoT startup based in Berlin. His previous experience includes fashion platform Zalando and match-making service eDarling.

A mini barcamp! (ca. 40 mins)

Anyone is invited to propose a topic they want to discuss or get help with and we organise ourselves into groups or pairs. At the end we share what we discussed.

Afterwards we usually continue our discussions with a drink in a nearby bar. Looking forward to see you!

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