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Fall 2020
May 22, 2022
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Relational Database Sys & SQL - 36831 - PPOL 740 - 01
This course will explore several aspects of modern database management systems, database programming, relational databases, semi-structured databases, and SQL. The course will begin with an introduction to relational models, normal forms and schema design, relational algebra, and SQL Programming. The course will focus on application development using relational databases and will introduce Big Data concepts and discuss Big Data Processing. Both structured and semi-structured data will be considered, such as XML, JSON, and record-style. Query processing methods will be applied and evaluated. Topics will also include recursion in SQL, constraints and triggers, indices and transactions, data storage including column-oriented and distributed storage, noSQL, and different types of databases, such as non-relational, scientific, parallel, and streaming. The course will discuss types of database-system architectures, including cloud-based services. Applications will coincide with data science and analytics, as well as public policy, intelligence generation, and narratives. Tools may also include cloud-based DBMS. Only open to MS-DSPP students.
Associated Term: Fall 2020
Registration Dates: Apr 01, 2020 to Sep 14, 2020
Levels: MN or MC Graduate

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3.000 Credits
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Scheduled Meeting Times
Type Time Days Where Date Range Schedule Type Instructors
Lecture 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm W TBA Aug 26, 2020 - Dec 18, 2020 Lecture Irina Vayndiner E-mail
Recitation 5:15 pm - 6:30 pm F TBA Aug 26, 2020 - Dec 18, 2020 Lecture Irina Vayndiner E-mail

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