CISC 3810 Database Systems

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as CIS 45.
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3 hours; 3 credits

Introduction to database systems. Comparison to file processing systems. Data models. Relational, hierarchical, and network systems. Database design. Normal forms. Study of several real-world database management systems, with an emphasis on microcomputer applications. Database recovery query and transaction processing, concurrency. Distributed and object-oriented databases.

Prerequisite: Computer and Information Science 21 or 3130 [22]; and 1050 [5.2] or permission of the chairperson.

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