Database Programming

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Database Programming is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to develop robust and efficient database applications. Through hands-on projects and theoretical instruction, students will learn to design, implement, and manage databases using industry-standard tools and techniques.

Goals:

  • Understand the fundamental principles of database programming.
  • Develop proficiency in database design and implementation.
  • Learn to write complex queries for data retrieval and manipulation.
  • Gain practical experience in working with various database management systems.
  • Explore advanced topics such as database optimization and normalization.

Prerequisites:

  • Basic understanding of programming concepts such as variables, control structures, and functions.
  • Familiarity with relational database concepts (tables, rows, columns, etc.).
  • Proficiency in at least one programming language such as Python, Java, or C++.

Introduction to Databases

  1. Overview of database management systems
  2. Relational vs. non-relational databases
  3. Introduction to SQL

Database Design

  1. Entity-Relationship (ER) modeling
  2. Normalization techniques
  3. Data integrity constraints

SQL Fundamentals

  1. Basic SQL syntax
  2. Data definition language (DDL)
  3. Data manipulation language (DML)

Advanced SQL

  1. Joins and subqueries
  2. Aggregate functions
  3. Stored procedures and triggers

Database Programming with Python

  1. Connecting to databases using Python
  2. Executing SQL queries from Python code
  3. Error handling and transactions

Database Administration

  1. User management and access control
  2. Backup and recovery strategies
  3. Performance tuning and optimization

NoSQL Databases

  1. Introduction to NoSQL databases
  2. Key-value stores, document stores, and column-family databases
  3. Comparison with traditional relational databases

Case Studies and Projects

  1. Real-world database application development
  2. Group projects to reinforce concepts learned throughout the course
  3. Presentation of projects and peer feedback
  • Hands-on projects and exercises reinforce theoretical concepts.
  • Practical skills applicable to various industries including finance, healthcare, and e-commerce.
  • Experienced instructors with industry experience provide personalized guidance.
  • Opportunity to work with both relational and non-relational database systems.
  • Emphasis on best practices in database design, programming, and administration.

About this Course

  • Duration 5 Weeks
  • Certificate on Completion
  • Level Expert
  • Price UGX 600,000 350,000

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