On successful completion of the course, the student should:
- have a broad knowledge of basic database theory with special emphasis on understanding of relational databases.
- have broad knowledge and master the basic of the database query language Stuctured Query Language (SQL).
- be able to use a database tool (DBMS).
- have a general understanding of data storage transactions and recovery concerning DBMS.
- be familiar with NoSQL databases
- be familiar with how a database and a website can work together.
- know how to plan, develop, model and create a relational database
Lectures, laboratory exercises and self study. The exercises take place in the computer laboratory on customized computers with specialized hardware and software. A laboratory engineer, student assistant and/or course lecturer is present. The students get training in development and use of professional software and hardware. The classes are split into groups of suitable sizes so that all students get access to necessary equipment and the help they need to solve the exercises. Some of the exercises involve group work. The problems for the students to solve, are typically development of own programmes and hardware.
Expected workload in the course is approximately 135 hours.
Faculty of Engineering and Science