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INFO6002

Database Management 2

10 Units

Provides students with theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the use of databases and database management systems in information technology applications. The conceptual model, logical design, physical design and implementation of relational databases are covered. Contemporary issues and emerging technologies such as On-Line Analytical Processing (OLAP) and Data Warehouses are discussed.

Faculty Faculty of Science and Information Technology
School School of Design, Communication and Information Technology
Availability Trimester 2 - 2014 (Callaghan Campus)
Trimester 2 - 2014 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Objectives

On completion of this 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 various conceptual models, logical design methods and tools for developing databases;
  3. Derive a physical design for a database from its logical design;
  4. Implement a database solution to an information technology problem using a commercial RDBMS.
  5. Program using the SQL data definition and SQL query languages.
  6. Recognise the value of and understand the problems associated with the use of procedural language extensions to SQL.
  7. Understand contemporary emerging technologies such as On-Line Analytical Processing (OLAP) and Data Warehouses.
Content
  1. The role of databases and database management systems.
  2. Database models.
  3. Conceptual modelling with EER
  4. Logical design of databases.
  5. Physical design of databases.
  6. SQL query language.
  7. Procedural language extensions to SQL.
  8. Contemporary issues and emerging technologies such as On-Line Analytical Processing (OLAP) and Data Warehouses.
Replacing Course(s)
Transition
Industrial Experience 0
Assumed Knowledge INFO6001
Modes of Delivery External Mode
Internal Mode
Teaching Methods Email Discussion Group
Lecture
Self Directed Learning
Computer Lab
Assessment Items
  • Essays / Written Assignments -
  • Examination: Formal -
Contact Hours
  • Computer Lab: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
  • Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
  • Self Directed Learning: for 10 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Compulsory Components None listed
Course Materials None listed
Timetable 2014 Course Timetables for INFO6002

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