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Databases

Description

The course covers all the classical topics related to databases and database management systems (DBMS), starting from the general concepts of information and data, to the specifics of a relational database management system, with SQL and QBE. It also deals with the the methodology for database design, both from a theoretical and practical perspective. No prerequisite knowledge of databases is required, but only a basic understanding of data structures and algorithms. In fact, the course takes a practical approach, aimed at teaching the fundamentals of DBMS and data base design using a large set of examples and applications. As part of this, a database design project based on MySQL will be assigned to students in order to expose them to realistic database applications.

 

REFERENCES

  • Required: Fundamentals of Database Systems (6nd edition) by Emasri and Navathe, Addison-Welsey, 2010

People

 

Crestani F.

Course director

Additional information

Semester
Spring
Academic year
2019-2020
ECTS
6
Language
English
Education
Master of Science in Economics, Core course, Minor in Data Science, 1st year

Master of Science in Management and Informatics, Management track, Lecture, 1st year