2010/2011, Semester 2
School of Computing (Computer Science)
Modular Credits: 4
The aim of this module is to provide students with the knowledge and understanding of basic issues and techniques in manipulating large volumes of data stored on secondary storage. The module covers manipulation of data stored on secondary storage, physical organisation of data, access methods that facilitate data retrieval, concepts of database management systems in manipulating large volume of shared data, principles of DBMS, particularly the relational database management systems and their use in application development, SQL language, and new developments in non-conventional data processing techniques.