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Advanced Database Architecture




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Course level: Undergraduate

This course covers DDBMS architectures, data structures, schemas and standards in addition to centralized and client server systems, server system architectures, parallel systems, distributed systems.



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Course skills and outcomes

Distributed Database Systems 

  • Discuss database systems, including architecture types, data languages, and data models.
  • Evaluate different types of distributed database system architectures in relation to business needs and data types.
  • Diagram and explain conceptual, logical, and physical database designs.
  • Develop data models for distributed database architecture.

Object-Oriented Database Systems 

  • Describe object-oriented database systems architecture.
  • Develop data models for object-oriented database systems. 
  • Evaluate advanced database architectures. 
  • Build database table structures in Structured Query Language (SQL) for Distributed Database Management Systems (DDBMS). 

Distributed Database Systems Development, Implementation, and Optimization 

  • Determine the most effective distributed database operation and recovery strategies. 
  • Evaluate distributed database operation and recovery strategies. 
  • Demonstrate the appropriate use of data replication. 
  • Determine the memory and processing component needs of a distributed database system. 
  • Determine the best performing and scalable hardware and storage architectures of a distributed database system. 

Business Reporting and Data Analytics 

  • Model how data warehousing works within a distributed database system environment. 
  • Describe the interactions of Online Analytical Processing (OLAP) and data mining with business intelligence applications. 
  • Execute Structured Query Language (SQL) scripts to a distributed database.
  • Create a distributed database to support defined business needs and requirements.  

Managing Distributed and Object-Oriented Databases 

  • Recommend a management plan for a new distributed database management system. 
  • Evaluate business requirements for storage, retrieval, and security for advanced distributed database management systems.
  • Incorporate current and emerging security, legal, and ethical trends into database architectures management. 


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