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Introduction to Databases

This course covers database design and the use of database management systems for applications. It includes extensive coverage of the relational model, relational algebra, and SQL. It also covers XML data including DTDs and XML Schema for validation, and the query and transformation languages XPath, XQuery, and XSLT. The course includes database design in UML, and relational design principles based on dependencies and normal forms. Many additional key database topics from the design and application-building perspective are also covered: indexes, views, transactions, authorization, integrity constraints, triggers, on-line analytical processing (OLAP), and emerging "NoSQL" systems.



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Antonio Silva Sprock
Antonio Silva Sprock (Teacher (K-12))
2 years ago

This is online course link. This isn't material.

Used in course? Yes
Chandrappa TA
Chandrappa TA (Student)
2 years ago
I want pursue my studies in computer science
CJ Fearnley
CJ Fearnley (Explorer in Universe)
6 years ago

I wrote a detailed review of my experience working through the course with 90,000 other students over a 10 week period in Fall 2011.  The review is on-line at

Time spent reviewing site: At least 50 hours