dbm384 | undergraduate

Special Purpose Databases

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This course examines the use of database technology in a variety of information technology applications. The use of text, multimedia, temporal, spatial, and mobile databases will be covered in this course.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Distinguishing Special-Purpose Databases

    • Create a relational database.
    • Differentiate between general purpose and specialized databases.
    • Identify uses of special purpose databases in business.
    • Explain how temporal databases are used in business.

    Understanding Decision Support Databases

    • Compare and contrast online transaction processing (OLTP) and online analytical processing (OLAP) databases.
    • Describe data warehouses and data mining.
    • Design a star schema for a data warehouse project.database is used in business.

    Using Spatial Databases

    • Describe how spatial databases are used in business.
    • Show how structured query language (SQL) is used with spatial databases.
    • Explain the importance of indexing with spatial databases.
    • Demonstrate how a spatial database is used in business.

    Using Multimedia and Mobile Databases

    • Discuss how multimedia databases are used in a business environment.
    • Explain how mobile databases are used in business.

    Using Other Special-Purpose Databases

    • Demonstrate how an extensible markup language (XML) database is used.
    • Explain how NoSQL databases are being used to store unstructured business data.
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