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Database Integration with Other Systems




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Course level: Undergraduate

This course addresses the main standards for data integration, movement or replication and federation. Students will investigate transparency and emulation, cleaning, archiving and information preservation across systems.



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Course skills and outcomes

Week 1

  • Prepare a schema matching and mapping appropriate for a business case. 
  • Develop appropriate metadata for a database system. 
  • Resolve conflicts between heterogeneous data sources. 
  • Resolve schematic discrepancies. 
  • Validate data quality and provenance for use in a distributed database system. 

Week 2

  • Identify the appropriate optimization strategy that incorporates best practices and design considerations of a database system. 
  • Evaluate queries for distributed data sources, source descriptions, and limitations. 
  • Develop appropriate Schema SQL statements. 

Week 3

  • Recommend the appropriate database connectivity technology for given business scenario. 
  • Transform data structured under a source schema into data structured under a different target schema. 
  • Evaluate data relationships across data sources. 
  • Prepare a database for integration with an Internet application. 

Week 4

  • Prepare data, including data cleaning, for integration into a data warehouse environment. 
  • Evaluate database incompleteness, inconsistency, nulls, and consistent query answers. 
  • Recommend the appropriate data exchange option using appropriate source-to-target dependencies. 
  • Develop appropriate data preservation strategy for a data warehouse. 

Week 5

  • Assess semi-structured data in relational DBMS. 
  • Apply appropriate analytic techniques for data sets in a given business scenario. 
  • Integrate the appropriate business intelligence tools into the data warehouse given selection considerations in a business case. 
  • Utilize ongoing and appropriate query optimization and rewriting for a given database system. 


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