Sep 25, 2023  
Undergraduate Catalog 2009-10 
Undergraduate Catalog 2009-10 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CS 4430 - Database Management Systems

This course presents fundamental concepts and practices of database management systems. Database environment and administration are defined along with roles of the database administrator and the data dictionary. Conceptual and logical models are discussed with emphasis on the relational approach. Data access techniques such as sequential and multi-level sequential indexes, linked lists, inverted files and hashing are briefly reviewed. A few commercial systems will be surveyed. Security, reliability and integrity will be studied. Students will acquire experience with the various topics by applying them to an actual database system. Students will also write application programs which use the database systems.

Prerequisites & Corequisites: Prerequisite: CS 3310.

Credits: 3 hours

Notes: A student may not receive credit for both CS 4430 and CS 5430.

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