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Application developers, programmers, enterprise developers, Web developers, and database developers.

Database Design Methodology
Exam # Duration Language Level Type Classroom Code Fees
-- 24 English Professional Course Classroom Cs240 0 LE
Description :

Database Design Methodology teaches trainees how to plan and design relational databases. Trainees will learn about the theory behind the relational databases, relational databases nomenclature, and relational algebra. The course includes sections on the Structure Query Language (SQL) and optimizing databases through normalization. Trainees will apply their knowledge with hands-on labs designed to teach the intricacies of database design methodology.

Objectives :
  • Define and describe database management systems (SBMSs), and identify the advantages and disadvantages of using a DBMS.
  • Define relational model terminology, and describe relational tables and their characteristics.
  • Explain the database design life cycle, and discuss the various aspects of database planning.
  • Describe relational database design methodology, and discuss the phases of database design.
  • Discuss the normalization process, and describe normal forms.
  • Identify design issues related to logical and physical database design, use database definition languages, define and use the Structure Query Language (SQL), and identify SQL commands and syntax.
  • Define relational algebra, and explain concepts related to relational algebra.

Topics :
Introduction to Databases
Introduction to Databases
What Is a Database?
File-Based Databases
The Evolution of Databases
Relational Databases and Database
Management Systems (DBMSs)
Origins of Relational Databases
Relational Database Fundamentals
Introduction to Relational Databases
Multitier Database Architecture
Relational Model Terminology
Using Tables to Represent Data
Characteristics of Relations
Data Models
Entities and Data Relationships
Relational Integrity
Database Languages
Data Dictionaries
Database Planning
Introduction to Database Planning
Database Design Life Cycle
Database Requirements Document
ProAudio Case Study
Selecting a DBMS
Selecting an Application Interface
Overview of Database Design Methodology
Introduction to Database Design
Effects of Poor Database Design
Database Design Phases
Conceptual Database Design
Entity-Relationship (ER) Models
Introduction to Normalization
What Is Normalization?
Normal Forms
First Normal Form
Second Normal Form
Third Normal Form
Boyce-Codd Normal Form (BCNF
Logical Database Design
Introduction to Logical Database
Logical Database Design
Creating a Logical Data Model
Using a Database Definition
Validating the Logical Data Model
Defining Integrity Constraints
Creating an Enterprise Data Model
Physical Database Design
Introduction to Physical Database
Physical Database Design
MySQL Query Browser
Creating Enterprise Constraints
Using Secondary Indexes
Creating User Views
Designing Database Access Rules
Structured Query Language
Introduction to Structured Query
SQL Basics
Data Definition Language
Data Manipulation Language
Retrieving Data from Relations
Data Control Language
Relational Algebra
Introduction to Relational Algebra
Defining Relational Algebra
Cartesian Product
Transactions and Database Security
Introduction to Database
Transactions and Security
Concurrency Control
Database Security

Recommended Knowledge :

Computer literacy and familiarity with an operating system such as Microsoft Windows XP before taking this course is a requirement. It is also recommended that trainee have a basic knowledge of the purpose and function of a database.

Recommended Course(s) :

Windows XP Core

Training Materials :

CIW Official Curriculum

Labs :

This course includes several labs to ensure you will gain the targeted skills and experience.

Credential :

This course is the first course in the CIW Database Specialist series.

Category :

The Instructor: