This paper provides an introduction to the advanced features of database management systems. Students will have hands-on practice in using these features to administer a large database. The specific attributes that successful students will acquire are:
- an understanding of the role of the database administrator in managing large, complex databases.
- skill at database design for large, complex data sets.
- the ability to effectively use advanced database administrator functions of a database management system.
COMP219 Database Practice and Experience and one of
COMP203 Programming with Data Structures or
COMP204 Object Oriented Program Design or
COMP241 Software Engineering Development or
COMP242 Software Engineering Process or
COMP258 Engineering Usable Systems
Internal assessment/final examination ratio 2:1 or 1:2, whichever works in your favour.