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CST 363: Introduction to Database Systems

Course description

This course provides balanced coverage of database use and design,focusing on relational databases. Students will learn to design relational schemas, write SQL queries, access a DB programmatically,and perform database administration. Students will gain a working knowledge of the algorithms and data structures used in query evaluation and transaction processing. Students will also learn to apply newer database technologies such as XML, NoSQL, and Hadoop. (Prereq: CST 238 and MATH 130 with a C- or better)