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Welcome to CS4250, an introduction to database management systems. Topics include:
Modeling, development, and implementation of database systems using storage structures, data definition languages, and data manipulation languages for the relational approach to database management. Database integrity and security problems. Historical development of database systems.
Prerequisite: CS 3100.
Announcements and Upcoming Events
|5/27/2016||Average score earned on the final exam was 47.|
|5/5/2016||The Engineer Guy opens up a hard drive.|
|4/26/2016||Execute PHP MySQL On-line, a PHP testing facility provided by http://www.tutorialspoint.com/ (pointed out by C Busby)|
|3/24/2016||SQLFiddle.com appears to be a web site that allows uers to "fiddle around" with SQL. A student pointed it out to me.|
|3/21/2016||Very minor clarification of question 10 on Hwk 2 posted today.|
Schema from class exercise: CREATE TABLE BookAwardWinners (lastname CHAR(20), firstname CHAR(20), title CHAR(30), year INTEGER, award CHAR(10), age INTEGER, PRIMARY KEY (lastname, title, award))
Goofy schema, and not normalized.
|1/1/2016||"Data Center Love: Tech Chiefs Show Off the Gear That Keeps Everything Humming" by CIO Journal Staff, of the Wall Street Journal, on Dec. 31, 2015.|
|1/28/2016||Welcome to CS 4250! Please sign up for the class mailing list.|
|Project Part 1||20|
|Project Part 2||20|
|Project Part 3||15|
|Project Part 4||10|
|Project Part 5||25|
|Project Part 6||12|
|Project Part 7||70|
At the CSU Stanislaus library:
The class textbook and the Garcia-Molina/Ullman/Widom textbook are both available at the university library.
Fun News Items
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