General entry requirements, first cycle
Basic knowlege of programming, SQL and relational databases.
course will provide you with an overview of a selected set of the advanced
topics in database systems. The goal is to expose you to the current active
areas in databases of interest to both academia and industry.
course the student will be able to:
This is an advanced database course; we assume knowledge of the
fundamental concepts of relational databases. The course will cover a number of
advanced data management topics, including issues in relational database
management systems, data-centric applications, and Web systems. The specific
topics include advanced concurrency control techniques, query processing and
optimization strategies for relational database systems, parallel and
distributed database systems, next-generation data models, data warehousing,
business intelligence, data on the web, and topics in data security and
privacy. The course materials will be drawn from textbooks as well as recent
During the course, students will work on individual
and group tasks.
For group work,
students will collaborate with each other using a variety of collaboration
Also, students will be provided
access to a DMBS for testing and implementation purposes.
Lectures will cover current and future database
architectures, analysis, and design.
Teaching is in English and on Internet for distance
students or at campus for the students living here. IT support: Learning
management system (Fronter), e-mail and phone.
The learning Management System Fronter is used for
delivering course material, information and submissions. Knowledge is shared
and created within the course through virtual meetings with teachers and other
students for discussions, supervision, teamwork and seminars. For student on
campus there will be meetings on campus.
Written and oral presentation of individual and group tasks 2,5 hp, U G VG
Written examination, 5 hp U G VG
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