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Unit 18 Advanced Database Design
Aims & Objectives The aim of this unit is to enable learners to § understand the features of relational databases and § to develop the skills necessary to design, create, populate and test a relational database incorporating advanced features.
Learning Outcomes 1 Understand the features of relational databases 2 Be able to design, create and populate a relational database 3 Be able to test a relational database.
Unit Criteria P 1 explain the features of a relational database M 1 explain referential integrity and the purpose of primary keys in building the relationships between tables D 1 discuss how potential errors in the design and construction of a database can be avoided P 2 design a relational database for a specified user need M 2 import data from an external source D 2 evaluate a database against the specified user need. P 3 create and populate a database M 3 export data to an external source P 4 create features in data entry forms to ensure validity and integrity of data M 4 implement an automated function. P 5 perform queries using multiple tables and multiple criteria P 6 include an advanced feature in a database design P 7 test a relational database.
Classwork Lectures Class exercises Video Research Practical Tasks Demonstrations Assignment One main assignment. Split into separate Parts. Each with handed in date. DO NOT BE LATE.
Initial task Create a simple database. see the exercise on the hiflyers site. www. hiflyers. verywise. co. uk BND Software Development - Database Design -Create Database & Reports