PB154 Database Systems

Faculty of Informatics
Autumn 2010
Extent and Intensity
2/1. 3 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Recommended Type of Completion: zk (examination). Other types of completion: z (credit).
Teacher(s)
prof. Ing. Pavel Zezula, CSc. (lecturer), doc. RNDr. Vlastislav Dohnal, Ph.D. (deputy)
doc. RNDr. Vlastislav Dohnal, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
RNDr. David Novák, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
RNDr. Jan Sedmidubský, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
RNDr. Petra Budíková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Vojtěch Zavřel (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Petr Volný (seminar tutor)
RNDr. Michal Batko, Ph.D. (assistant)
doc. RNDr. Vlastislav Dohnal, Ph.D. (assistant)
Supervisor
prof. RNDr. Václav Matyáš, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Department of Computer Systems and Communications - Faculty of Informatics
Contact Person: prof. Ing. Pavel Zezula, CSc.
Timetable
Mon 12:00–13:50 D1, Mon 12:00–13:50 D2
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
PB154/01: each even Wednesday 8:00–9:50 A107, V. Zavřel
PB154/02: each odd Wednesday 8:00–9:50 A107, V. Zavřel
PB154/03: each even Tuesday 8:00–9:50 C511, P. Budíková
PB154/04: each odd Tuesday 8:00–9:50 C511, P. Budíková
PB154/05: each even Tuesday 10:00–11:50 C511, V. Dohnal
PB154/06: each odd Tuesday 10:00–11:50 C511, V. Dohnal
PB154/07: each even Wednesday 16:00–17:50 B204, J. Sedmidubský
PB154/08: each odd Wednesday 16:00–17:50 B204, J. Sedmidubský
PB154/09: each even Wednesday 18:00–19:50 B204, J. Sedmidubský
PB154/10: each odd Wednesday 18:00–19:50 B204, J. Sedmidubský
PB154/11: each even Wednesday 16:00–17:50 B011, D. Novák
PB154/12: each odd Wednesday 16:00–17:50 B011, D. Novák
PB154/13: each even Friday 12:00–13:50 B410
PB154/14: each odd Friday 12:00–13:50 B410
PB154/15: No timetable has been entered into IS. P. Volný
Prerequisites
Ability to understend an easy specialized English text is an advantage.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
there are 28 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
The goal of the course is to teach students principles of database systems. On successful completion of the course the student will be able:
to formulate reasons for using database systems;
to understand basic principles of database systems;
to describe ways of indexing data;
to design a database schema;
to create queries for retriving data.
Syllabus
  • Introduction, terminology
  • Entity-relationship model
  • Relational model
  • Query language SQL
  • Integrity constraints
  • Relational database design
  • Storage and file structures
  • Indexing and hashing
  • Query processing
  • Transaction management
  • New trends in database systems
Literature
  • SILBERSCHATZ, Abraham, Henry F. KORTH and S. SUDARSHAN. Database system concepts. 5th ed. Boston: McGraw-Hill, 2006. xxvi, 1142. ISBN 0072958863. info
Teaching methods
Lectures and seminars. Lectures are given in Czech, but following materials in English. Czech translation of the materials is available. In seminars, materials in Czech are used exclusively. Selected parts of the lecture are excercised in seminars.
Assessment methods
The course is completed with a written exam consisting of ten tasks. Each task is graded with 3 point at maximum. The minimum of 15 points is required to pass the exam. Before sitting for the exam, the student must pass a credit test. It contains eight tasks in each a correct answer out of four options must be selected. A correct answer is graded with +3 points and an incorrect answer is graded with -1 point. The minimum to pass the test is 10 points. Presence at seminars is not mandatory. Lectures are given weekly. Seminars are given in a fortnight cycle. Usually there are five seminars plus consultation.
Language of instruction
Czech
Follow-Up Courses
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2002, Autumn 2003, Autumn 2004, Autumn 2005, Autumn 2006, Autumn 2007, Autumn 2008, Autumn 2009, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017, Autumn 2018, Accreditation autumn.
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