Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
The course objective is to obtain a good knowledge and understanding of relational database systems. This includes the ability to develop conceptual database models, as well as key concepts and skills in relational database model theory. and practice.
The course is concerned with base principles and important aspects of relational databases. Among others, we treat: ER and UML class diagrams (for the design and evaluation of database schemata), the relational model, relational algebra, functional dependencies, integrity constraints, transactions and concurrency control. In the practicum, we put emphasis on the ability to understand and formulate complex SQL queries.
Lectures, exercise/practicum classes, individual homework and practicum tasks.
TYPE OF ASSESSMENT
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