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1D0-541 : CIW: Database Design Specialist

1D0-541
1D0-541
CIW: Database Design Specialist
ISBN : 978-1-61691-708-1
Gain hands-on expertise in CIW Database Design Specialist certification: 1D0-541 exam by CIW Database Design Specialist course. The course covers all the objectives of the 1D0-541 exam which include transactions and database security; database planning; database design methodology, including logical and physical database design; optimization and normalization Structured Query Language (SQL) Relational algebra; and relational database fundamentals.

Lessons

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Exercises Flashcards Quizzes Glossary

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Exercise Questions
282+
Quizzes
460+
Flashcards
62+
Glossary of terms
62+
Lessons
13+

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Pre-assessments Questions
50+
Full Length Tests
4+
Post-Assessments Questions
82+

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Full Remediation

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live lab
7+

Hands on Activities

Introduction to Databases

Relational Database Fundamentals

Database Planning

Overview of Database Design Methodology

Normalization

Logical Database Design

Physical Database Design

Structured Query Language

Relational Algebra

Transactions and Database Security

Appendix A

Appendix B

Appendix C

Exam Information

The CIW Database Design Specialist course is an introductory vendor-neutral training for individuals planning to pursue product-focused database specialization. This course covers various aspects of DB2, Oracle Database 11g, MS SQL and MySQL. 

Prepare for the following certification

Career Prospects
  • Enterprise developers
  • IT managers/directors
  • Application developers
  • Software programmers
  • Web development professionals
Exam FAQs
Where do I take the exam?
How many questions are asked in the exam?
The exam contains 50 questions.
What is the duration of the exam?
90 minutes
What is the passing score?
75%
Where can I find more information about this exam?
To know more about the 1D0-541, click here.

Table of Content

Here's What you will Learn

Lesson 1: Introduction to Databases

  • Introduction to Databases
  • What Is a Database?
  • File-Based Databases
  • The Evolution of Databases
  • Relational Databases and Database Management Systems (DBMSs)
  • Origins of Relational Databases
  • Lesson Summary
  • Optional Lab

Lesson 2: Relational Database Fundamentals

  • Introduction to Relational Databases
  • Multitier Database Architecture
  • Relational Model Terminology
  • Using Tables to Represent Data
  • Characteristics of Relations
  • Data Models
  • Entities and Data Relationships
  • Relational Integrity
  • Database Languages
  • Data Dictionaries
  • Lesson Summary
  • Optional Lab

Lesson 3: Database Planning

  • Introduction to Database Planning
  • Database Design Life Cycle
  • Database Requirements Document
  • ProAudio Case Study
  • Selecting a DBMS
  • Selecting an Application Interface
  • Lesson Summary
  • Optional Lab

Lesson 4: Overview of Database Design Methodology

  • Introduction to Database Design Methodology
  • Effects of Poor Database Design Practices
  • Database Design Phases
  • Conceptual Database Design
  • Entity-Relationship (ER) Models
  • Lesson Summary
  • Optional Lab

Lesson 5: Normalization

  • Introduction to Normalization
  • What Is Normalization?
  • Normal Forms
  • First Normal Form
  • Second Normal Form
  • Third Normal Form
  • Boyce-Codd Normal Form (BCNF)
  • Lesson Summary
  • Optional Lab

Lesson 6: Logical Database Design

  • Introduction to Logical Database Design
  • Logical Database Design
  • Creating a Logical Data Model
  • Using a Database Definition Language
  • Validating the Logical Data Model
  • Defining Integrity Constraints
  • Creating an Enterprise Data Model
  • Lesson Summary
  • Optional Lab

Lesson 7: Physical Database Design

  • Introduction to Physical Database Design
  • Physical Database Design
  • MySQL Query Browser
  • Creating Enterprise Constraints
  • Using Secondary Indexes
  • Denormalization
  • Creating User Views
  • Designing Database Access Rules
  • Lesson Summary
  • Optional Lab

Lesson 8: Structured Query Language

  • Introduction to Structured Query Language
  • SQL Basics
  • Data Definition Language
  • Data Manipulation Language
  • Retrieving Data from Relations
  • Data Control Language
  • Lesson Summary
  • Optional Lab

Lesson 9: Relational Algebra

  • Introduction to Relational Algebra
  • Defining Relational Algebra
  • Selection
  • Projection
  • Cartesian Product
  • Union
  • Difference
  • Intersection
  • Joins
  • Lesson Summary
  • Optional Lab

Lesson 10: Transactions and Database Security

  • Introduction to Database Transactions and Security
  • Transactions
  • Concurrency Control
  • Database Security
  • Lesson Summary

Lesson 11: Appendix A

Lesson 12: Appendix B

Lesson 13: Appendix C

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