Module 6: Databases

Introduction:

Databases let you store lots of information for easy access on a site.  Web development courses will often teach how to save content to databases using web forms.

Lecture Topics:

  • What is a database
  • Types of databases (flat v relational)
  • DB and user access
  • Common uses for databases
  • phpMyAdmin (and DB access)

Slides:

Practice:

  • Practice creating a database using the DB wizard in cPanel
  • Open up phpMyAdmin

Assessment:

  • Explain what a database is and how it can be useful in relation to web hosting.
  • Setup a MySQL database and user in cPanel