Introduction to Database Management Systems

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What you’ll learn

  • What is difference between Data and Information?
  • What is meant by Database?
  • What is DBMS? What are the applications of DBMS?
  • Write a note on advantages and disadvantages of DBMS?
  • What are the various components of DBMS?
  • What is meant by RDBMS?
  • What is the meaning of i) Item ii) Record iii) Field iv) value
  • What are the key features of a database?
  • What is the meaning of Primary Key, Foreign Key and Composite Primary Key?

This course, “Mastering Data and Database Management,” is a comprehensive exploration of essential concepts related to data, databases, and Database Management Systems (DBMS). Throughout this course, we’ll cover a wide range of topics, providing you with a strong foundation in the field.

We’ll begin by delving into the distinctions between data and information, understanding how data is transformed into meaningful information. From there, we’ll introduce the core concept of databases, discussing their significance in our digital world.

Databases come in various forms, and we’ll classify them, focusing on the differences between flat file and relational databases. This knowledge will be crucial as we explore DBMS, its features, and how it differs from traditional flat file systems.

Real-world applications of DBMS will be highlighted, showcasing its importance across different industries. We’ll also discuss the advantages and disadvantages of DBMS, helping you make informed decisions in practical scenarios.

The course will cover the components of a Database Management System, the role of database servers, and demystify the concept of Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS). You’ll gain insights into key database terminology and features, learn to differentiate between DML, SQL, and DDL, and understand the significance of primary keys and foreign keys.

By the end of this course, you’ll be well-equipped with the knowledge and skills to navigate the world of data and database management confidently.

Who this course is for:

  • Students who are interested in Data Base Management System

Course content

  • Introduction1 lecture • 2min
  • Introduction
  • Data vs. Information, Meaning of Database, & Classification of Databases1 lecture • 11min
  • Data vs. Information, Meaning of Database, & Classification of Databases
  • DBMS, its features, Applications, advantages & disadvantages of DBMS1 lecture • 8min
  • DBMS, its features, Applications, advantages & disadvantages of DBMS
  • Components of DBMS, Meaning & advantages of RDBMS, Primary Key and Foreign Key1 lecture • 14min
  • Components of DBMS, Meaning & advantages of RDBMS, Primary Key and Foreign Key
  • Meaning of Item, Table, Record, Field, Value, Key features of a database etc.1 lecture • 11min
  • Meaning of Item, Table, Record, Field, Value, Key features of a database etc.
  • 18 Questions for practice1 lecture • 17min
  • 18 Questions for practice

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