DMF: Databases for everyone!

Contribution by Prof. Dr. Holger Günzel (HM)

Databases are omnipresent: almost every application uses a database system as a basis for the stringent management of data. Data management as part of data literacy is the basis for the digitalisation of processes and the development of new business models. This is why these methods and concepts are often taught to non-IT students in courses.

The online workshop “Data Management Foundation” goes a step further. Participants acquire the ability to practically design data management solutions. This is done not only by dealing with the conception and modelling of logical data structures, but also by creating a cloud-based application with the low-code development platform Oracle APEX (Application Express). The students implement a platform for the reuse of discarded products in the workshop (