Provides students with theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the use of databases and database management systems in information technology applications. The logical design, physical design and implementation of relational databases are covered.
Not currently offered.
This Course was last offered in Trimester 3 - 2016 (Singapore).
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
1. Understand and evaluate the role of database management systems in information technology applications within organisations;
2. Recognise and use contemporary logical design methods and tools for databases;
3. Derive a physical design for a database from its logical design;
4. Implement a database solution to an information technology problem;
5. Understand the SQL data definition and SQL query languages;
6. Have been introduced to the alternative design techniques utilised for Management Reporting applications.
7. Develop sophisticated queries to extract information from large datasets.
Topics will generally include:
- The role of databases and database management systems.
- Algebra and the relational database.
- Logical design of databases.
- Physical design of databases.
- Data Warehouses
SENG1110 or INFT1004 or INFT1001 or equivalent.
Project: Assignment 1 Database Project - Descriptionand EER model
In Term Test: Practical Test - Lab test on SQL
Formal Examination: Final Examination
Project: Assignment 2, Database Project - Logical and Physical Database Design