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2022-2023 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 UMass Dartmouth Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

ECE 486 - Database Systems I

Credits 3
Requirements: Prerequisite: CIS 370 (or ECE 367)
Introduction to database systems from an architectural and functional perspective. The course provides an overview of database systems architecture, computer representation of information, computer data storage, properties of persistent data, database structuring models (relational, object, object-relational, and entity-relationship), transaction processing models, concurrency control techniques, database transaction recovery, and security. These concepts will then be explored by examining and comparing the architecture and operations of database systems such as conventional, real-time, temporal, fault-tolerant, distributed, heterogeneous, secure and others. Cross-listed with ECE 541