DBS201 - Introduction To Database and SQL
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Introduction To Database and SQL
This subject introduces students to relational database design and SQL (Structured Query Language) used with relational databases. Students will be introduced to a history of database management covering hierarchical, network, relational and object oriented models with a focus on the relational model and its operators. Students will be presented with a methodology for relational database design using Entity Relationship Diagrams and normalization of data. Students will be introduced to a subset of SQL using IBM's DB2 on the iSeries platform. An overview of the functions of the Database Management System (DBMS) and of a Database Administrator (DBA) will also be presented.
1 Credit for CPD/CPA Diploma Students
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:
1. Use SQL to create and modify tables in DB2 databases
2. Work in groups on a project to design and create a DB2 database for an application requiring a minimum of 8-12 table.
3. Merge normalized relations from each user view into a complete set of normalized relations for a simple business application
4. Prepare an Entity Relationship Diagram for a simple business application
5. Use SQL to retrieve data from DB2 databases
6. Prepare the physical relational database schema for a simple business application
7. Identify user views for an application
8. Normalize a user view to 3rd Normal Form
9. Describe the basic differences between relational, hierarchical and network databases
10. Describe the basic functions of a Database Management System
11. Describe the responsibilities of a Database Administrator in an organization
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