Skip to content
New issue

Have a question about this project? Sign up for a free GitHub account to open an issue and contact its maintainers and the community.

By clicking “Sign up for GitHub”, you agree to our terms of service and privacy statement. We’ll occasionally send you account related emails.

Already on GitHub? Sign in to your account

Perhaps a diagram to illustrate database/table/rows/columns/fields #228

Open
davidcgreen opened this issue Apr 10, 2018 · 1 comment
Open

Perhaps a diagram to illustrate database/table/rows/columns/fields #228

davidcgreen opened this issue Apr 10, 2018 · 1 comment

Comments

@davidcgreen
Copy link

@davidcgreen davidcgreen commented Apr 10, 2018

There is a nice diagram in
http://www.datacarpentry.org/R-ecology-lesson/02-starting-with-data.html
showing a dataframe.

In http://swcarpentry.github.io/sql-novice-survey/01-select/
a similar schematic diagram might help students to
"Explain the difference between [a database,] a table, a record, and a field."

I am not much of a graphic designer but here is a suggestion:
g4477-5

Inkscape svg file is in this ZIP archive
DatabaseDiagram.svg.zip

@remram44
Copy link
Contributor

@remram44 remram44 commented Apr 10, 2018

I think this is a good idea. How about replacing the fields with "date/string/integers" so we can show that columns are uniform types?

rgaiacs added a commit to rgaiacs/swc-sql-novice-survey that referenced this issue Apr 17, 2018
Some commits from (lesson-example/186) Assorted minor fixes to spelling, whitespace, hyperlinks & sorting
Sign up for free to join this conversation on GitHub. Already have an account? Sign in to comment
Projects
None yet
Linked pull requests

Successfully merging a pull request may close this issue.

None yet
3 participants