Welcome to Databases for Public Policy. Just as a quick note please by next class (10/1):

  • Email aelmore@cs.uchicago.edu with an email subject of “[CAPPDB] subscribe”; I will likely need to cancel and reschedule a class last minute in the upcoming weeks.

Update on due date

By next week (10/6):

  • Get Ubuntu 14.04+ running on bare metal or VM.
  • Have the ability to install open source databases (psql and others).
  • Install Java 1.7+ and refresh yourself on Java.
  • Install git. Setup a github account. Learn GIT