Intro to Noms

This workshop is an introduction to Noms, which is “a new database that makes it easy to store, move, and collaborate on large-scale structured data”. You can think of Noms as a “git for data” because it allows you to track datasets in the way that git tracks text files. Noms is more than a “git for data” though. It’s a full-fledged database that is

Learning Objectives

After this workshop you will know how to


  1. Read the original Noms Announcement on Medium
  2. Install Noms
  3. Tour the Noms Command Line
  4. Tour the Noms Golang API

TODO: Using the History Visualization Tool

Next Steps

Now go to the tutorial on Versioning Data with Git and Noms