Database Systems Concepts & Design

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Database Systems Concepts & Design

What is the course about?

Database Systems Concepts & Design
The course Database Systems Concepts & Design is an online class provided by Udacity. The skill level of the course is Intermediate. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.

This course presents an example of applying a database application development methodology to a major real-world project.

Course description
  • Database Systems Concepts & Design
  • 16 weeks
  • Offered at Georgia Tech as CS 6400
  • Database Concepts
  • Database Models
  • Database Management
  • Database ConceptsTechniques and tools needed to develop database applications.
  • Database application development methodologies.
  • Extended Entity Relationship Models.
  • Relational Models.
  • Relational Algebra, Calculus, and SQL.
  • Database normalization.
  • Database efficiency and indexing
  • Metadata management and archiving.
  • Learners should be familiar with at least one scripting or programming language, e.g. PHP, Python, Java. Some familiarity with software engineering concepts would be helpful. Flexibility to work remotely with team members.
  • Required text: Elmasri & Navathe: Fundamentals of Database Systems. 7th Edition. Pearson 2016.
  • Additional course material will be available online.
  • Additional Resources: WAMP installation guide, and more will be posted online.
  • See the Technology Requirements for using Udacity.
  • At the end of this course the learner will: • Understand and apply the concepts of data independence, database and database management system architecture, and the role and placement of a database management system the application stack • Understand and apply the theoretical foundation of relational databases and query languages to create SQL data structure definitions and queries that meet identified requirements • Create a relational database application, including the requirement analysis, specification, design and implementation of relational database applications • Evaluate alternative internal schema structures and create indices for efficient database operation • Understand the concepts of database access control and SQL injection

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Database Systems Concepts & Design

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Database Systems Concepts & Design

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