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Advanced Database Management Systems

Enrollment is Closed


This course provides the basic concepts and terminology related to relational and non-relational database management systems. The concept of advanced DBMS techniques and new generation databases like MongoDB, HBase and Cassandra are also introduced. This course serves as a prerequisite for many advanced courses in Data Science and Machine Learning areas.


Basic knowledge in Database Management Systems.

Course Outcomes:

After the completion of the course the student will be able to

    CO1: Understand the fundamentals of relational database systems including: data models, database architectures and ER features.
    CO2: Analyze and apply the different normalization techniques.
    CO3: Assess the basic issues of transaction processing and concurrency control.
    CO4: Understand the roles that databases play in organizations and familiarize with basic database storage, file organization, database accessing techniques.
    CO5: Understand the basics of query processing, object-oriented, distributed databases.
    CO6: Analyze non-relational database systems and structures and XML.


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Deepa Mary Mathews

Department of Computer Applications,

Ms.Deepa Mary Mathews had her post graduation in Computer Applications (MCA) from Madurai Kamaraj University, and gained second post graduation in M.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering from Dr M G R Educational and Research Institute, in the year 2006. She is currently pursuing Ph.D in Mahatma Gandhi University and her research area includes Data Mining, Social Data Analytics and Machine Learning. She has published 11 research papers in the International Journals, National and International Conferences including IEEE and Springer. She has over 14 years of teaching experience and has been associated with FISAT since the inception of the Department of Computer Applications in FISAT. Her earlier teaching was at St. Xavier’s College for Women, Aluva. Over a period of time, she has taught various subjects including Digital Fundamentals and Computer Architecture,Data Mining and Warehousing, Web Data Mining, Big Data Analytics, Digital Fundamentals, Linux and Shell Programming, Programming in C, Digital System and Computer Hardware, Computer Organization and Architecture, Microprocessors And Embedded Systems, Database Management Systems, Data Structures and Internet Technology And Distributed Applications