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Database Systems Course in Mianwali

Database Systems Course Outline
I. Introduction to Database Systems
Overview of Databases
Definition and importance of databases
Historical evolution of database systems
Database Concepts
Data vs. information
Database management system (DBMS) overview
Types of databases (hierarchical, network, relational, object-oriented, NoSQL)
Database Users and Administrators
Roles and responsibilities
Types of users (end users, application programmers, database administrators)
II. Database System Architecture
DBMS Architecture
Components of a DBMS
Three-tier architecture (external, conceptual, internal)
Database models
Data Models
Hierarchical model
Network model
Relational model
Entity-Relationship (ER) model
Data Independence
Logical and physical data independence
III. Relational Databases
Relational Model
Concepts and terminology (tables, tuples, attributes)
Relational schema
Keys (primary, foreign, candidate)
Relational Algebra
Basic operations (select, project, union, set difference, Cartesian product)
Advanced operations (join, division)
Structured Query Language (SQL)
SQL basics (DDL, DML, DCL)
SQL queries (select, insert, update, delete)
Advanced SQL (subqueries, joins, indexing)
IV. Database Design
Database Development Lifecycle
Requirements analysis
Conceptual design
Logical design
Physical design
Entity-Relationship (ER) Modeling
Entities, attributes, relationships
ER diagrams
Extended ER features (subclasses, generalization, specialization)
Functional dependencies
Normal forms (1NF, 2NF, 3NF, BCNF)
Schema Refinement
Schema decomposition
Anomalies and their remedies
V. Transaction Management
Definition and properties (ACID)
States of a transaction
Concurrency Control
Need for concurrency control
Techniques (locking, timestamp ordering, multiversion concurrency control)
Deadlocks (prevention, detection, recovery)
Recovery System
Failure types
Recovery techniques (log-based recovery, checkpointing)
Shadow paging
VI. Storage and Indexing
Storage Architecture
Disk storage
File organization
Buffer management
Basic concepts (primary, secondary, clustered, non-clustered)
Single-level and multi-level indexes
B-trees and B+-trees
Static and dynamic hashing
Extendible and linear hashing
VII. Advanced Database Concepts
Distributed Databases
Concepts and architecture
Data fragmentation, replication, and allocation
Distributed query processing
Distributed transactions and concurrency control
Object-Oriented Databases
Concepts and features
Object-relational mapping (ORM)
Comparison with relational databases
NoSQL Databases
Types of NoSQL databases (document, column, key-value, graph)
Use cases and trade-offs
CAP theorem
Big Data Technologies
Introduction to big data
Hadoop and MapReduce
Spark and data streaming
VIII. Database Security
Security Issues
Data integrity and privacy
Threats and vulnerabilities
Access Control
Discretionary and mandatory access control
Role-based access control (RBAC)
Encryption and Authentication
Encryption techniques
Authentication methods
IX. Data Warehousing and Mining
Data Warehousing
Concepts and architecture
ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) process
Data warehouse design
Data Mining
Concepts and techniques
Association rules, clustering, classification
Data mining tools and applications
X. Practical Applications and Projects
Hands-On Labs and Simulations
Setting up and managing a database
SQL querying and optimization
Capstone Project
Designing and implementing a database system
Project presentation and evaluation
XI. Best Practices and Future Trends
Database Design and Implementation Best Practices
Ensuring data integrity and consistency
Performance optimization techniques
Future Trends in Database Systems
Cloud databases
NewSQL databases
AI and machine learning in databases
XII. Further Learning Resources
Books and Online Courses
Recommended readings
Online platforms for further learning
Practice Websites and Coding Challenges
SQL practice platforms
Database design challenges
Community Support and Forums
Stack Overflow, GitHub communities, Reddit database groups
XIII. Conclusion
Summary of Key Concepts
Encouragement for Continued Learning
Final Thoughts on the Importance of Database Systems

Admission Open for this course
Contact Number: 03307615544

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