[Novalug] nov presentation on "mysql for infrequent users"
brinkley.joseph at gmail.com
Tue Oct 7 11:49:06 EDT 2008
I think there should be a little bit of data tossed out there about SQL
injection and how to avoid it.
On Tue, Oct 7, 2008 at 11:46 AM, Doug Toppin <dougtoppin at gmail.com> wrote:
> on the subject on the nov NOVALUG presentation,
> my plans are to do a mysql presentation from the perspective
> of a mostly non-db type person who needs to upload/access/analyze data
> or do home projects relatively quickly and on a probably infrequent basis.
> some examples i've worked on for it are:
> * uploading zipcode data and querying
> * uploading past election data (tougher than it sounds)
> * home callerid database (i did a novalug pres a long time ago on this
> and i'd like to move
> it to a diskless server running mysql someday)
> i would show how to (crudely) plan a database, create it, create the
> upload data from a local file, do some queries and updates (and then
> how to blow it away).
> i'm not even close to being a db person but i've found the basic abilities
> some things much easier than grep'ing/wc'ing/staring at/... sets of
> large text files.
> i'll also try to show some of the tools beyond just 'mysql' at the
> shell for doing the above.
> as usual, there will be numerous people in the audience that are way more
> competent then i am on this subject so my interpretive dance will probably
> include audience participation. if fact, if you have "stuff" that you'd
> to include on this subject please send it to me and speak up
> during the pres.
> i'm still hoping to do a desktop movie of the pres and put it into
> second life but
> time is quickly becoming an issue with that.
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