Unit – I

Introduction to Databases and Transactions : 

What is database system, purpose of database system, view of data, relational databases, database architecture, transaction management,

Unit – IIData Models : The importance of data models, Basic building blocks, Business rules, The evolution of data models, Degrees of data abstraction.
Unit – III

Database Design, ER-Diagram and Unified Modeling Language:

Database design and ER Model:overview, ER-Model, Constraints, ERDiagrams, ERD Issues, weak entity sets, Codd’s rules, Relational Schemas, Introduction to UML

Relational database model: Logical view of data, keys, integrity rules. Relational Database design: features of good relational database design, atomic domain and Normalization (1NF, 2NF, 3NF, BCNF).

Unit – IV

Relational Algebra and Calculus: Relational algebra: introduction, Selection and projection, set operations, renaming, Joins, Division, syntax, semantics. Operators, grouping and ungrouping, relational comparison. Calculus: Tuple relational calculus, Domain relational Calculus, calculus vs algebra, computational capabilities.

Unit – V

Constraints, Views and SQL: What is constraints, types of constrains, Integrity constraints, Views: Introduction to views, data independence, security, updates on views, comparison between tables and views

SQL: data definition, aggregate function, Null Values, nested sub queries, Joined relations. Triggers.

Unit – VI

Transaction management and Concurrency control: Transaction management: ACID properties, serializability and concurrency control, Lock based concurrency control (2PL, Deadlocks),Time stamping methods, optimistic methods, database recovery management.
Problem Solving

List of Problems

1. Design a Database and create required tables. For e.g. Bank, College Database
2.Apply the constraints like Primary Key , Foreign key, NOT NULL to the tables.
3. Write a sql statement for implementing ALTER,UPDATE and DELETE
4. Write the queries to implement the joins
5. Write the query for implementing the following functions: MAX(),MIN(),AVG(),COUNT()
6. Write the query to implement the concept of Intergrity constrains
7. Write the query to create the views
8. Perform the queries for triggers
9. Perform the following operation for demonstrating the insertion , updation and deletion using the referential integrity constraints
10. Write the query for creating the users and their role.


A Silberschatz, H Korth, S Sudarshan, “Database System and Concepts”, fifth Edition McGraw-

Hill ,

Rob, Coronel, “Database Systems”, Seventh Edition, Cengage Learning

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