Level of study Third/Final year
Credit value 10
Pre-requisite modules 06-19321 Software System Components 2 (or some other introductory course in databases)
The module begins with a large section on database implementation technology. Some of this is covered in lectures, some by directed reading. The technology covered is then applied to problems of performance tuning and physical data design. Finally a section on how relational databases fit in large scale web applications is presented.
Teaching and learning methods
2 lectures and one exercise class per week during term time plus revision lectures. Weekly exercise sheets.