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MCS-023: Introduction to Database Management Systems

This book is useful for IGNOU BCA & MCA students. A perusal of past questions papers gives an idea of the type of questions asked, the paper pattern and so on, it is for this benefit, we provide these IGNOU MCS-023: Introduction to Database Management Systems Notes. Students are advised to refer these solutions in conjunction with their reference books. It will help you to improve your exam preparations.

Overview of DBMS, Basic DBMS terminology, data base system v/s file system, data independence. Architecture of a DBMS.

Introduction to data models: entity relationship model, hierarchical model: from network to hierarchical, relational model, comparison of network, hierarchical and relational models. 

Data modeling using the Entity Relationship Model: ER model concepts, notation for ER diagram, mapping constraints, keys, Concepts of Super Key, candidate key, primary key, Generalization, aggregation, reduction of an ER diagrams to tables, extended ER model, relationships of higher degree. 

Relational model: storage organizations for relations, relational algebra, relational calculus. 

Normalization: Functional dependencies, normal forms, first, second, third normal forms, BCNF, inclusion dependencies, loss less join decompositions, normalization using FD, MVD, and JDs, alternative approaches to database design.

 

Introduction to SQL: Characteristics of SQL, Advantages of SQL, SQL data types and literals, Types of SQL commands, SQL operators and their procedure, Tables, views and indexes, Queries and sub queries, Aggregate functions, insert, update and delete operations, Joins, Unions, Intersection, Minus in SQL.

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This book is useful for IGNOU BCA & MCA students. A perusal of past questions papers gives an idea of the type of questions asked, the paper pattern and so on, it is for this benefit, we provide these IGNOU MCS-023: Introduction to Database Management Systems Notes. Students are advised to refer these solutions in conjunction with their reference books. It will help you to improve your exam preparations.

Overview of DBMS, Basic DBMS terminology, data base system v/s file system, data independence. Architecture of a DBMS.

Introduction to data models: entity relationship model, hierarchical model: from network to hierarchical, relational model, comparison of network, hierarchical and relational models. 

Data modeling using the Entity Relationship Model: ER model concepts, notation for ER diagram, mapping constraints, keys, Concepts of Super Key, candidate key, primary key, Generalization, aggregation, reduction of an ER diagrams to tables, extended ER model, relationships of higher degree. 

Relational model: storage organizations for relations, relational algebra, relational calculus. 

Normalization: Functional dependencies, normal forms, first, second, third normal forms, BCNF, inclusion dependencies, loss less join decompositions, normalization using FD, MVD, and JDs, alternative approaches to database design.

 

Introduction to SQL: Characteristics of SQL, Advantages of SQL, SQL data types and literals, Types of SQL commands, SQL operators and their procedure, Tables, views and indexes, Queries and sub queries, Aggregate functions, insert, update and delete operations, Joins, Unions, Intersection, Minus in SQL.

Published by MeetCoogle

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