College Bulletin 2023-2024 
    May 18, 2024  
College Bulletin 2023-2024

CPSC 044. Database Systems

This course provides an introduction to relational database management systems. Topics covered include data models (ER and relational model); data storage and access methods (files, indices); query languages (SQL, relational algebra, relational calculus, QBE); query evaluation; query optimization; transaction management; concurrency control; crash recovery; and some advanced topics (distributed databases, object relational databases). A project that involves implementing and testing components of a relational database management system is a large component of the course.
Group 2 course.
Prerequisite: CPSC 031  and CPSC 035  
Natural science and engineering.
Lab work required.
1 credit.
Catalog chapter: Computer Science  
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