Class Materials


Available Databases

  • AdventureWorks - complex business DB from Microsoft (2005)
  • Chinook - a music DB that is the sample for SQLite [schema]
  • Sakila - the movie database that comes with MySQL
  • NOAA - water data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Center in Influx [description]
  • Northwind - simpler business DB from Microsoft (2010) [schema]
  • Northwind on Neo4j - suppliers, products and categories [schema]
  • Nwind - very basic version of Northwind (circa 2003) [schema]
  • Murach - the databases from the Murach MySQL textbook
    • ap (accounts payable)
    • om (order management)
    • ex (examples)
    • note: ap and om have been merged into a database called "murach"; ex not recreated as it was repetitive with ap and om.
  • SampDB - sample database from O'Reilly
  • enron.email and alternative enron.email2- JSON dataset for Mongo/Elasticsearch with Enron emails. Background and information about the dataset. Its use in data science.
  • sakila.films, sakila.profiles - MongoDB representation of Sakila

MySQL Manual

Neo4j Manual

Oracle Documentation

Mongo / Mongolite Manuals

SQLAlchemy Manual


  • Connections to the MongoDB or the elvis server must be through Rowan's network. For remote users, connect to Citrix (applications.rowan.edu) and then use PuTTy from there for command line access or use MySQL Workbench (under Developer folder).