Information on individual educational components (ECTS-Course descriptions) per semester

Degree programme:Bachelor Computer Science - Software and Information Engineering
Type of degree:FH BachelorĀ“s Degree Programme
 Summer Semester 2022

Course unit titleElective: Advanced Data Management
Course unit code0247606062
Language of instructionEnglish
Type of course unit (compulsory, optional)Elective
Semester when the course unit is deliveredSummer Semester 2022
Teaching hours per week3
Year of study2022
Level of course unit (e.g. first, second or third cycle)First Cycle (Bachelor)
Number of ECTS credits allocated5
Name of lecturer(s)Peter REITER

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Students are expected to have a fundamental knowledge of the database language SQL and of at least one object-oriented programming language such as C#, C++ or Java. Knowledge of a procedural programming language such as C or Ada would be an advantage.

Course content

This course focuses on the advanced topic of the management of persistent data, including but not limited to XML, the implementation, administration and tuning of databases, distributed databases, object-oriented database systems, object-relational database systems, XML-database systems, application and data integration, data warehousing, and data mining, database archiving, etc.

Learning outcomes

Students will gain in-depth knowledge of fundamental technologies for the integration and use of large, heterogeneous data sets as used in a large number of systems in business, trade and industry, and administration. The students (as group) will be able to influence the list of technologies covered in the course.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Lectures and Exercises

Assessment methods and criteria

Written examination or assessment of learning diary, asp preferred by the students (as group)


If written examination is selected as assessment method, mandatory presence is waived.

Recommended or required reading

C.J. Date, An Introduction to Database Systems, Addison-Wesley 1995 H. Darwen, C. J. Date, A Guide to Standard SQL, Addison-Wesley 1997 ODMG (Ed.), The Object Database Standard, Morgan Kaufmann 1999 J. Gray, A. Reuter, Transaction Processing, Morgan Kaufmann 1993 Salton, McGill, Information Retrieval, McGraw Hill 1987 E.R. Harold, W.S. Means: XML in a Nutshell, OReilly, 2002. ACM Transactions on Database Systems ACM Transactions on Information Systems ACM u. Springer Verlag: Knowledge and Information Systems

Mode of delivery (face-to-face, distance learning)


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