Fall 2017 - CMPT 354 D200
Database Systems I (3)
Class Number: 7629
Delivery Method: In Person
Course Times + Location:
Mo, We, Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SUR 5140, Surrey
Exam Times + Location:
Dec 7, 2017
3:30 PM – 6:30 PM
SUR 2600, Surrey
1 778 782-7534
Office: SUR 4110
Prerequisites:CMPT 225, and (MACM 101 or (ENSC 251 and ENSC 252)).
Logical representations of data records. Data models. Studies of some popular file and database systems. Document retrieval. Other related issues such as database administration, data dictionary and security.
Almost all organizations maintain their data using a database management system (DBMS). This course provides an introduction to DBMS. We focus on the most widely used model: the relational data model. Students will become familiar with the design of database applications and use of databases. We study design tools, database modeling and query languages, including the Structured Query Language (SQL).
COURSE-LEVEL EDUCATIONAL GOALS:
- Entity-Relationship model
- Relational data model
- Relational algebra and calculus
- Introduction to SQL
- Constraints and triggers
- Database Applications Development
- Introduction to NoSQL
- Introduction to OLAP (time permitting)
- To be determined in the first week of classes.
Students must attain an overall passing grade on the weighted average of exams in the course in order to obtain a clear pass (C- or better).
Fundamentals of Database Systems, Elmasri and Navathe, Pearson, 2016, 7/e
Database systems the complete book, Hector Garcia-Molina, Jeffrey D.Ullman, Jennifer Widom, Prentice Hall, 2009, 2/e
Database Systems: An Application-Oriented Approach, Michael Kifer, Arthur Berstein, Philip M. Lewis, Addison Wesley, 2005, The complete version
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