Course Objectives for 67-311
In this course, students will work with several database systems but this course is not primarily about learning a specific system; rather it is about:
Gaining greater experience in data modeling and being able to avoid some common pitfalls;
Increasing your proficiency with SQL and being able to handle complex queries;
Learning how to enhance the database performance in order to meet user and developer demands;
Understanding the relative strengths and weaknesses of both relational and non-relational databases;
Applying these concepts to improve the performance of web applications.