CMSI 686 Database Design and Database Systems II


3 semester hours

Advanced concepts in the field of database technology. Course begins with a review of database system structure, semantic data modeling, relational databases, and object-oriented extensions. Additional topics include relational algebra and formal query languages; integrity, functional dependencies, normalization, security, physical design of databases, indexing and hashing, query processing and optimization, transaction processing, concurrency, crash recovery, and current research in the field.

Lecture, 3 hours.

Prerequisite: CMSI 486  or CMSI 586 , or consent of the instructor.




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