This course examines relational database management systems using a typical, commercial DBMS, such as Microsoft Access and/or MySQL and Oracle. Topics include data modeling, database design, implementation, forms and reports, and remote access to databases. The goal of this course is to provide students with a basic understanding of database design, implementation, and management concepts and techniques.
- Explain the operation of Database Management Systems,
- Demonstrate a basic understanding of relational data modeling, using Entity-Relationship diagrams,
- Design a relational database,
- Implement a database, using a database management system,
- Identify and use basic Data Manipulation Language (DML) such as insert, update, and delete records, using a database management system.
- Identify and use basic Data Definition Language (DDL) statements, such as create, drop, and alter database structures, using a database management system,
- Summarize a basic understanding of the Structured Query Language (SQL) through the use of database queries and other operations.
The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.
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