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CP5503 - Enterprise Database Systems - Oracle

[Offered in 2012 only]

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: School of Business

The primary aim of the subject is to provide the student with an understanding of the issues involved in the administration of an enterprise size database system. The subject uses Oracle as an example enterprise database system. Topics covered include security, backup and recovery, physical storage management, and software development for reporting and data entry. CP5503 requires an advanced level of critical analysis and design at a postgraduate level, including design and development of custom user input/output interfaces.

Learning Outcomes

  • explain the internal architecture of a database system;
  • develop and administer a security policy for the database;
  • control and configure the physical storage requirements of a database and administer enterprise level database systems;
  • analyse, design and implement SME database systems and software;
  • design and implement a basic backup and recovery strategy and develop software for reporting and database entry for enterprise database systems.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to appraise information critically;
  • The ability to think laterally and be original;
  • The ability to conceptualise problems;
  • The ability to conceptualise and evaluate a range of potential solutions to relevant problems;
  • The potential to lead and contribute to projects effectively and efficiently;
  • The ability to conduct their research in an ethical manner;
  • The ability to make constructive contributions to project teams or collegial activities;
  • The potential to resolve conflicts.
Assumed
Knowledge:
Students enrolling in this subject should have basic knowledge of relational database principles.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
CP2503

Availabilities

JCU Brisbane, Study Period 22, Internal
Census Date 09-Aug-2012
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals - only the first hour of each practical is supervised
Assessment: end of semester exam (45%); quizzes or tests (10%); practical participation (10%); assignments (35%).
Special Assessment Requirements: A student must obtain at least an average of 40% over all invigilated components within a subject to pass the subject overall

JCU Singapore, Study Period 53, Internal
Census Date 15-Nov-2012
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 24 hours practicals - only the first hour of each practical is supervised
Assessment: end of semester exam (45%); quizzes or tests (10%); practical participation (10%); assignments (35%).
Special Assessment Requirements: A student must obtain at least an average of 40% over all invigilated components within a subject to pass the subject overall

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.