Checking date: 26/04/2024

Course: 2024/2025

Data Base
Bachelor in Data Science and Engineering (Plan: 392 - Estudio: 350)

Coordinating teacher: MORENO LOPEZ, LOURDES

Department assigned to the subject: Computer Science and Engineering Department

Type: Basic Core
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Branch of knowledge: Engineering and Architecture

Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
T1. Introduction * History of Database Systems * Information Systems: Definition and relevance of databases and Database Management Systems. * Methodology. Data Modelling. Data Model T2. Relational Databases * Database Design: Principles of the Relational Model. * SQL Language: Basic structure, queries, and advanced operations. * Introduction to Relational Database Management. T3. NoSQL Databases * Comparison of Relational Databases with New NoSQL Stores: Advantages and Limitations. * Types of NoSQL Databases * NoSQL Database Managers: Design, operations, queries
Learning activities and methodology
AF1: THEORETICAL ¿ PRACTICAL CLASSES. The knowledge students must acquire will be presented. Students will receive class notes and be provided with basic reference texts to better follow the classes and carry out the subsequent projects. Students will solve exercises, tackle practical problems, and participate in workshops and assessment exams so that they can acquire the necessary abilities. AF3: STUDENTS¿ INDIVIDUAL OR GROUP WORK. AF8: WORKSHOPS AND LABORATORIES. MD1: THEORETICAL CLASS. The professor will give in-class presentations, including computer and audiovisual aids in which the course¿s main concepts are developed. Additional materials and literature will also be provided in order to supplement the students learning. MD2: PRACTICAL CASES. Students will be required to resolve case studies, problems, etc., posed by the professor individually and in groups.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 50
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 50
Calendar of Continuous assessment
Extraordinary call: regulations
Basic Bibliography
  • Connolly, Thomas M, Begg, Carolyn E. Database systems : a practical approach to design, implementation, and management. Addison Wesley. 2015
  • Elmasri, Ramez, Navathe, Sham. Fundamentals of database systems. Pearson Addison Wesley. 2017
  • Ramakrishnan, Raghu, Gehrke, Johannes. Database management systems. McGraw-Hill. 2003
Recursos electrónicosElectronic Resources *
Additional Bibliography
  • Redmond, E. &Wilson. Seven Databases in Seven Weeks: A Guide to Modern Databases and the NoSQL Movement . The Pragmatic Bookshelf. 2010
  • Sadalage, P. & Fowler. NoSQL Distilled: A Brief Guide to the Emerging World of Polyglot Persistence. Pearson Education. 2013
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The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.