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1D0-541 : CIW: Database Design Specialist

Kick start your prep for the CIW Database Design Specialist 1D0-541 certification exam with the CIW Database Design Specialist course. The study guide covers all the objectives of the 1D0-541 exam that includes topics such as 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; and many more.

Here's what you will get

The CIW Database Design Specialist course is an introductory vendor-neutral credential for individuals planning to pursue product-focused database specialization. This exam covers various aspects of DB2, Oracle Database 11g, MS SQL, and MySQL. The exam is designed for the professionals working in the field of application development, web development, software programming, and IT management. The exam validates your expertise in creating statements using DDL; forming commands using DML; using DCL to control the access, and many more.

Lessons
Lessons
13+
Exercises
282+
Quizzes
460+
Flashcards
62+
Glossary of terms
62+
Test prep
Pre-assessment Questions
50+
Full Length Tests
4+
Post-Assessment Questions
82+
Live Lab (Add-on Component)
live lab
7+
Exam FAQs
What are the prerequisites for this exam?

Here are the pre-requisite:

  • Basic knowledge of the purpose and function of a database
  • Familiarity with an operating system such as Microsoft Windows 7
What is the exam registration fee? USD 150
Where do I take the exam? Pearson VUE
What is the format of the exam? The exam consists of linear, multiple choice, fill in the blank, fact-based, and situational questions.
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%
What is the exam's retake policy?

Here are the retake policies:

  • If a candidate passes a CIW exam, he will not be allowed to retake that CIW exam.
  • A 24-hour waiting period is required between the first and second attempt exam.
  • 30 calendar days waiting period from the date of the previous sitting before any third or subsequent sitting exam.
What is the validity of the certification? CIW certifications do not expire unless CIW changes its policy.
Where can I find more information about this exam? To know more about the 1D0-541, click here.
Which certification covers this exam?
What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?
  • Enterprise developers
  • IT managers/directors
  • Application developers
  • Software programmers
  • Web development professionals

Here's what you will learn

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Introduction to Structured Query Language
  • SQL Basics
  • Data Definition Language
  • Data Manipulation Language
  • Retrieving Data from Relations
  • Data Control Language
  • Lesson Summary
  • Optional Lab
  • Introduction to Relational Algebra
  • Defining Relational Algebra
  • Selection
  • Projection
  • Cartesian Product
  • Union
  • Difference
  • Intersection
  • Joins
  • Lesson Summary
  • Optional Lab
  • Introduction to Database Transactions and Security
  • Transactions
  • Concurrency Control
  • Database Security
  • Lesson Summary

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1D0-541
CIW: Database Design Specialist
ISBN : 9781616917081
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