Database management technology

Goals for this week:

Upon successful completion of this material, students will be expected to:

Understand, analyze, and apply database management technology to the organization.
Compare and contrast the different approaches to database management and analysis.
Be able to identify which database technology is best for different business applications in the organization.

Week 2 To Do List:

Read posted material under resources

Resources:

Please review these resources which will enable you to have a better understanding of this week’s topic:

Good creative article on what is a Database:

http://www.usg.edu/galileo/skills/unit04/primer04_01.phtml (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

Detailed article on what is database management systems:

http://searchsqlserver.techtarget.com/definition/database-management-system (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

What is a hierarchical model (good article):

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Good definition of what is a network database? (Article)

https://www.techopedia.com/definition/20971/network-database (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

This is a great tutorial on the different types of databases. Just read enough to understand the differences between the different types:

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Excellent creative video explaining what is a database (5 minutes):

 

 

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Good video on the different types of databases (5 minute):

 

 

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Complete Week 2 class Discussion Topic

Discussion question: Review the reading for this week. In a 150 -200-word post, answer this question: Describe one database technology (hierarchical, network, relational or object oriented). Give a brief definition and example and describe how it might be used in the retail industry.
This week we will study the approaches to database management and analysis as well as the differences between hierarchical, network, relational, or object oriented database technology and how this used in the organization.

Review the reading for this week. In a 150 -200-word post, answer this question: Describe one database technology (hierarchical, network, relational or object oriented). Give a brief definition and example and describe how it might be used in the retail industry.

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