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Advanced course on databases

Individual course

The course presents advanced topics in databases, like physical storage and indexing, query processing and optimisation, transaction processing, concurrency control and error recovery.

After completing the course, the student will be able to:

  • Explain the principles of physical data storage, indexing, query processing and query optimisation in relational database management systems
  • Analyse the performance of relational database queries by investigating execution plans
  • Design efficient relational database schemata

Student can choose to study the course online or attend the lectures. The exam is organised in Turku or Vaasa.

More information in Åbo Akademi’s course page.

You can get a digital badge after completing this course.

NB! You will find this course under the name “Åbo Akademi: FITech ICT courses spring 2020” on the application form.
OBS! Du hittar den här kursen på ansökningsblanketten under namnet “Åbo Akademi: FITech-ICT kurser vår 2020”
HUOM! Löydät kurssin hakulomakkeella valitsemalla hakukohteen “Åbo Akademi: FITech-ICT kurssit kevät 2020”

Further information about the studies

Åbo Akademi
FITech ICT contact person Åbo Akademi

Contact person for applications

FITech Network University
Fanny Qvickström, Student services specialist
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Åbo Akademi University
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General prerequisites:
Courses Databases & Programming or equivalent information.
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