Introduction to the course “The principle of database system”
The database is the latest technology of data management, and is an important branch of computer science. “The principle of database system” is a comprehensive course in computer science. Its applications have already expanded from data processing, information management, transaction processing to computer aided design, artificial intelligence, office information system and other new applications.
This course mainly introduces the basic concept of database, relevant theories of database design, recovery, concurrent control technology, and new related database technology. Through this course of study, students can deeply understand the basic concept, principles and methods of database system; master relational data model and the relational data languages; proficiently use SQL language to express all data operation; grasp the concept of ER model and methods, relational database standardization theory and database design method.
The purpose of this course is that for practical application of database technology, besides mastering basic knowledge, basic principle and basic technology of database, students has fundamental ability of research and development for database application system.
The course will be taught in the second semester of the third academic year, which includes 48 hours. Its prerequisite courses include operating system and data structure.