Volgenau School of Engineering
George Mason University
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George Mason University

CS 550: Database Systems

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An introduction to database management with focus on architecting databases and using them in applications. Topics to be covered include: data modeling with the Entity-Relationship model, the relational data model and its formal languages, SQL, the theory of database design, object databases, XML and Web data.

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An introduction to database management with focus on architecting databases and using them in applications.  Topics to be covered include: data modeling with the Entity-Relationship model, the relational data model and its formal languages, SQL, the theory of database design, object databases, XML and Web data.

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

Credits: 3

Prerequisites:

(CS 310 and CS 330) or (INFS 501 and INFS 515 and INFS 519 and SWE 510).

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