File storage structures, relational database management systems, entity relationship diagrams, relational algebra, relational calculus, SQL, database security, concurrency control, distributed and cloud storage solutions, coding database-supported web sites using PHP and XML.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Explain why database management systems are widely used.
  2. Access data stored in a relational database by designing and implementing database queries using SQL.
  3. Draw ER diagrams to represent database designs.
  4. Design and implement a relational database.
  5. Explain how file organization impacts database performance.
  6. Evaluate the security of a database system.

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