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CP3020 - Advanced Data Management

[Not offered in Cairns, Townsville in 2011. ]

Credit points: 3
Year: 2011
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: School of Business

This subject provides student's with an understanding of the issues involved in the design of database management systems. Topics covered include transaction management, recovery and concurrency, security and authorisation, distributed database systems and an examination of advanced database technologies.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand how to perform query optimisation and database tuning;
  • Understand the issues involved in the operation of a DBMS including transaction management, concurrency control, and recovery;
  • Understand database security and different DBMS architectures including distributed databases, client/server systems and deductive databases;
  • Be familiar with knowledge of new database developments including data warehouses and data mining.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to adapt knowledge to new situations;
  • The ability to define and to solve problems in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments, and to reason and deploy evidence clearly and logically;
  • The ability to select and organise information and to communicate it accurately, cogently, coherently, creatively and ethically;
  • The ability to generate, calculate, interpret and communicate numerical information in ways appropriate to a given discipline or discourse.
Prerequisites: CO3811 OR CP1500


Beijing UT, Internal, Study Period 69
Census Date 15-Dec-2011
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Hossein Ghodosi
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (50% - 60%); quizzes or tests (10% - 20%); assignments (20% - 40%).

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