Database Management: Spring 2012


Michael Acadia


Catholic University of America


Spring 2012


Solid introduction to the terminology, concepts and practice of information storage and retrieval systems design. Special emphasis on user needs assessments, data integrity, data models and record structure, and data manipulation. Other topics include: current awareness of relational database model, query languages, data normalization techniques, client-server systems, database warehousing and data mining. Practice in developing a small database application.

Required Textbook:

Hernandez, Michael J. 2003. Database Design for Mere Mortals: A Hands-on Guide to Relational Database Design.

Link to Syllabus:

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