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Database Design

Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in CMSC351 and CMSC330; and permission of CMNS-Computer Science department. Or must be in the (Computer Science (Doctoral), Computer Science (Master's)) program. Students are introduced to database systems and motivates the database approach as a mechanism for modeling the real world. An in-depth coverage of the relational model, logical database design, query languages, and other database concepts including query optimization, concurrency control; transaction management, and log based crash recovery. Distributed and Web database architectures are also discussed.

Spring 2022

20 reviews
Average rating: 2.60

Fall 2021

23 reviews
Average rating: 3.00

Past Semesters

4 reviews
Average rating: 5.00

6 reviews
Average rating: 4.50

5 reviews
Average rating: 2.60

Average GPA: 2.65 between 1,985 students

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