Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Lectures and workshops.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Two 1-hour lectures per week; one 2-hour workshop per week. Total 48 hours. |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours total time commitment.
|Prerequisites:||Informatics 2 : People, Data and the Web|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||
433-351 Database Systems;615-230 (prior to 2009)
|Core Participation Requirements:||It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study and reasonable steps will be made to enhance a student’s participation in the University’s programs. Students who feel their disability may impact upon their active and safe participation in a subject are encouraged to discuss this with the relevant subject coordinator and the Disability Liaison Unit.|
CoordinatorDr Sherah Kurnia
Contemporary online services, such as social networking and multimedia sharing sites, massively multiplayer online games, as well as commerce services are built on content management systems and underlying databases. In this subject, students will learn how to build their own domain-specific content management system, combining web technologies with database technologies.
Topics include: collection, modelling and retrieval of information in databases; query languages including SQL; integration of databases with websites; web interfaces; data interchange using XML; transactions; and a selection of advanced topics in data management.
On completion of this subject students should be able to:
Project work during semester, expected to take about 36 hours (30%); a mid-semester test (10%); and a 2-hour end-of-semester written examination (60%). To pass the subject, students must obtain at least 50% overall, 15/30 in project work, and 35/70 in the mid-semester test and end-of-semester written examination combined.
Database System Concepts (5th edition), by Silberschatz, Korth & Sudarshan
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
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|Generic Skills:||On completion of this subject students should have developed the following generic skills: |
|Notes:||Students enrolled in the BSc (both pre-2008 and new degrees), BASc or a combined BSc course will receive science credit for the completion of this subject.|
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