Syllabus academic year 2011/2012
(Created 2011-09-01.)
DATABASE TECHNOLOGYEDA216
Credits: 7,5. Grading scale: TH. Cycle: G2 (First Cycle). Main field: Technology. Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. EDA216 overlaps following cours/es: EDA215, EDA636, EDAF20 and EXTN70. Compulsory for: C2. Optional for: D4, D4pv, E4, E4pv, F4, F4pv, I4, L4gi, Pi4, Pi4pv. Course coordinator: Per Holm, Per.Holm@cs.lth.se, Computer Science. Prerequisites: EDAA01 Programming - Second Course or EDA027 Algorithms and Data Structures. Assessment: Written examination. Compulsory course items: computer laboratory exercises, project. The final grade of the course is based on the result of the written examination. Parts: 2. Home page: http://cs.lth.se/eda216.

Aim
The course gives basic theoretical and practical knowledge about database systems and their organisation. The emphasis is on relational databases.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Contents

Literature
Garcia-Molina, H & Ullman, J D & Widom, J: Database systems: The Complete Book, Second Ed. (International Edition), Prentice Hall 2009. ISBN: 0-13-135428-0. The first edition of this book can also be used.

Parts

Code: 0106. Name: Laboratory Work and Assignment.
Higher education credits: 3. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: To qualify for a passing grade the laboratory exercises and the assignment must be completed.

Code: 0206. Name: Written Examination.
Higher education credits: 4,5. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Written examination. The final grade of the course is based on the examination.