Vector Databases: An Introduction with Chroma DB

Vector Databases: An Introduction with Chroma DB

Taught in English


Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

IBM Skills Network Team
Richa Arora

Instructors: IBM Skills Network Team

Beginner level

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4 hours to complete
3 weeks at 1 hour a week
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • Describe the significance of vector databases in contemporary data management systems and their importance in generative AI applications.

  • Differentiate between vector and traditional databases and select a vector database type based on its characteristics and uses.

  • Set up environments for vector database operations and perform update, delete, and collection-related tasks.

  • Demonstrate your vector database skills and implement similarity searches using real-world data sets.

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There is 1 module in this course

Welcome to this module where you’ll explore the transformative role of vector databases in modern data management systems. You'll explore how vector databases are the foundation of recommendation systems and learn how vector databases differ from traditional databases in handling complex data types. Then, delve into various vector database types and their specific applications, with a special focus on Chroma DB. You'll gain insights into Chroma DB architecture, learn the common coding practices for its operations, and gain hands-on skills setting up a vector database, creating collections, and managing embeddings.

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9 videos5 readings3 assignments3 app items8 plugins


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