Design and Administration of Databases (DABD)

Alberto Abelló

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  • Description

    In the preceding course "Databases" some DB models have been studied, particularly the Relational Model, and some languages related to SQL and Relational Algebra. In this course it is intended to learn how to make the logical design of a RDB (Relational DB) for Information Systems, discussing the problems and the multiplicity that this implies. The resulting logical schema will be implemented using some relational system, analyzing its difficulties and limitations. Finally we will study the characteristics for a good physical design of the RDB, and particularly these optimization and tuning parameters that are the most common in the market's relational systems.