COURSE CODE: INFO 3611
COURSE TITLE: Database Administration for Professionals
SEMESTER: 2
CREDITS: 3
PRE-REQUISITES: COMP 2605
COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course introduces students to Database Administration. Students taking the course should have a basic understanding of how database concepts and SQL commands. The course provides practical experience in setting up and maintaining a MySQL/Oracle server, including backing up, recovery, configuration and optimisation strategies.

This course is suitable for delegates intending to sit the Oracle SQL Fundamentals and Oracle Administration examinations for both Oracle and MySQL.

COURSE RATIONALE:

More and more employers are expecting students to be industry ready. This course enhances the learning outcomes of COMP 2605 by giving the student the opportunity to tailor and extend their database skills in an industry-specific database management system. For example, on completion of this course students will be able to take the introductory certification examinations for both Oracle and MySQL database management systems. This course provides an opportunity for our students to be in a better position to take advantage of the demand for high-skilled job opportunities in MySQL and Oracle database environments.

 

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