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Selected Topics in Database COMP 8571

Computer Systems Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

This course is focused on emerging object-oriented database technology. Object-oriented design and development is discussed with specific emphasis on database systems. Topics on handling large objects (LOBs) and database-web integration are also included.




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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Design a database application following the object-oriented paradigm.
  • Explain how object-oriented database technology differs from relational and other database technologies.
  • Apply Oracle PL/SQL programming and explain Oracle object-oriented database features, using Oracle Object Types, References, Collections, and Object Views.
  • Explain design considerations for Oracle Objects and how objects are physically stored.
  • Explain use of Oracle LOB data type and managing LOBs.
  • Explain database-web integration concepts including business solutions using XML.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2010

Related Programs

Selected Topics in Database (COMP 8571) is offered as a part of the following programs:

  • Indicates programs accepting international students.
  • Indicates programs with a co-op option.

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Applied Computer Science (Network Security Administration Option)
    Bachelor of Science Part-time


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