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DBM380 DBM380 DBM380 DBM380DBM380 DBM380 DBM380 DBM380DBM380 DATABASE DESIGN PAPER DBM380 DATABASE SYSTEMS UNSTRUCTURED AND STRUCTURED DATADBM/380 UOP TUTORIALSDBM/380 WEEK 1Individual: Database Design PaperWrite a 350- to 700-word paper in which you do the following:Explain what database systems are and how they are used.Define database architecture. Consider Microsoft Access,Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, and IBM DB2 software as possibleexamples.Summarize your paper by describing the database systems in yourworkplace, identifying which database systems and architecture they fall under.Include 2 to 4 references.Supporting Activity: Database SystemsWrite a 200- to 300-word short-answer response for the following:Reflect on the textbook readings. Using the search strings listed in the Electronic Reserve Readings for Week one search for additional information on database systems. What information would your provide to an organization or your employer on why database systems should be used? Supporting Activity: Unstructured and Structured DataWrite a 200- to 300-word short-answer response for the following:Reflect on the textbook readings. Use examples to compare and contrast unstructured and structured data. Which type is more prevalent in a typical business environment? Supporting Activity: Limitations With Nonrelational StructuresWrite a 200- to 300-word short-answer response for the following:What limitations have you or someone you know encountered in the past in using nonrelational structures (such as in a Microsoft® Excel® or Word file) to store data? What were the advantages? DATABASE ENVIRONMENT PAPERDBM380 SR-HT-003 CHANGE REQUEST 2Think of a situation where null value should be allowed and a situation where it should not be allowedDBM380 SRHT003DBM/380 Week 2Individual: Database Environment PaperAs one of the program outcomes for the Bachelor of Science inInformation Technology program, students must design and develop adatabase using professional principles and standards.Write a 750- to 1,050-word paper in which you complete the following:Choose a database environment from the following:Smith Systems Consulting (Virtual Organization) – needs a database to track their consulting staff, each staff member’s skill sets, and what projects they are working on.Analyze the database environment.Describe the problems and constraints.Describe the objectives of the database environment.Describe the scope and boundaries.List the data specifications (must include a minimum of three entitieswith attributes).Include 3 to 5 references.Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Learning Team: Service Request SR-ht-003:Change Request 2Begin working on Service Request SR-ht-003, due in Week Five, bycompleting Change Request 2.Create documentation for this project that summarizes the process forusing the entities and attributes for fleet truck maintenance. The Entitiesand Attributes for Fleet Truck Maintenance can be found in the HuffmanTrucking Virtual Organization.Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.Submit a draft of your team’s documentation. Supporting Activity Null ValueWrite a 200- to 300-word short-answer response for the following:Think of a situation where null value should be allowed and a situation where it should not be allowed. What are the consequences of inappropriate null settings?Supporting Activity: Many-To-Many RelationshipWrite a 200- to 300-word short-answer response for the following:What are some issues when working with a many-to-many relationship? Provide some examples. Supporting Activity: Database DesignerWrite a 200 - to 300-word short-answer response for the following:How must a database designer balance the time to complete data modeling steps with the benefits the data modeling process offers in creating a da

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DBM/380 WEEK 1
Individual: Database Design Paper
Write a 350- to 700-word paper in which you do the following:


Explain what database systems are and how they are used.



Define database architecture. Consider Microsoft Access,
Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, and IBM DB2 software as possible



examples.
Summarize your paper by describing the database systems in your



workplace, identifying which database systems and architecture they fall under.
Include 2 to 4 references.

Supporting Activity: Database Systems
Write a 200- to 300-word short-answer response for the following:


Reflect on the textbook readings. Using the search strings listed in the Electronic

Reserve Readings for Week one search for additional information on database
systems. What information would your provide to an organization or your employer
on why database systems should be used?

Supporting Activity: Unstructured and Structured Data
Write a 200- to 300-word short-answer response for the following:


Reflect on the textbook readings. Use examples to compare and contrast
unstructured and structured data. Which type is more prevalent in a typical business
environment?

Supporting Activity: Limitations With Nonrelational
Structures
Write a 200- to 300-word short-answer response for the following:


What limitations have you or someone you know encountered in the past in using
nonrelational structures (such as in a Microsoft® Excel® or Word file) to store data?
What were the advantages?

DBM/380 Week 2
Individual: Database Environment Paper
As one of the program outcomes for the Bachelor of Science in
Information Technology program, students must design and develop a
database using professional principles and standards.
Write a 750- to 1,050-word paper in which you complete the following:
Choose a database environment from the following:

Smith Systems Consulting (Virtual Organization) – needs a database to track their consulting
staff, each staff member’s skill sets, and what projects they are working on.






Analyze the database environment.
Describe the problems and constraints.
Describe the objectives of the database environment.
Describe the scope and boundaries.
List the data specifications (must include a minimum of three entities
with attributes).

Include 3 to 5 references.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

Learning Team: Service Request SR-ht-003:
Change Request 2
Begin working on Service Request SR-ht-003, due in Week Five, by
completing Change Request 2.
Create documentation for this project that summarizes the process for
using the entities and attributes for fleet truck maintenance. The Entities
and Attributes for Fleet Truck Maintenance can be found in the Huffman
Trucking Virtual Organization.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
Submit a draft of your team’s documentation.

Supporting Activity Null Value
Write a 200- to 300-word short-answer response for the following:


Think of a situation where null value should be allowed and a situation where it
should not be allowed. What are the consequences of inappropriate null settings?

Supporting Activity: Many-To-Many Relationship
Write a 200- to 300-word short-answer response for the following:


What are some issues when working with a many-to-many relationship? Provide some
examples.

Supporting Activity: Database Designer
Write a 200 - to 300-word short-answer response for the following:


How must a database designer balance the time to complete data modeling steps
with the benefits the data modeling process offers in creating a database? Consider
examples from your work place and class assignments.

Supporting Activity: Data Types
Write a 200- to 300-word short-answer response for the following:


Why it is necessary to choose appropriate data types for each data column?

DBM/380 Week 3
ERD Creation Project
The following assignment is based on the database environment
chosen and discussed in the Week Two Individual Assignment.
Use a Microsoft Visio diagram to create a detailed ERD using the
data specificationsnoted in the Week Two Individual Assignment. Make
any necessary changes provided in your faculty’s feedback.
NOTE: The ERD must be created in the crowfeet notation.
Use a Microsoft Access database to create the preliminary database
tables, columns with data types, primary keys, and relationships.

Learning Team: Service Request SR-ht-003:
Change Request 3
Continue working on Service Request SR-ht-003, due in Week Five, by
completing Change Request 3.
Create documentation that explains the process of creating the entity relationship
diagrams in the change request relative to this project.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

Supporting Activity: DBMS and Data Mining
Write a 200- to 300-word short-answer response for the following:


A motor vehicle maintenance center wants to improve its services by using database
management systems (DBMS) and data mining. What tables are needed in such a
database and how can it help improve their 2.2, 3.2services?

Supporting Activity: Cardinality Constraints
Write a 200- to 300-word short-answer response for the following:


What are four types of cardinality constraints? Provide personal examples of each.

Note . The examples from the textbooks cannot be used for this question.

Supporting Activity: Primary Key
Write a 200- to 300-word short-answer response for the following:


How do you select the primary key from the candidate keys? How do foreign keys
relate to candidate keys? Provide examples from either your workplace or class
assignments.



Supporting Activity: Overall Design
Write a 200- to 300-word short-answer response for the following:
Under what circumstances would you break down an overall design to include individual
user views? Provide examples from either your workplace or class assignments.

DBM/380 Week 4
Individual: Normalization of the ERD
The following assignment is based on the database environment
chosen and created in the Week Three Individual Assignment.
Your database project must meet the following assessment
requirements:







Design and develop a database using professional principles and
standards.
Provide a logical and physical design of the database.
Use relational database software application to develop database.
Provide an entity relationship diagram.
Normalize the database.
Generate and provide test data.
Use a Microsoft Visio diagram to normalize the ERD to third normal
form (3NF).

Use the Microsoft Access database created in Week Three to create
a minimum of 10 rows of test data in each table. Also, create at least
one query that joins two tables and returns values from both tables.
Note. Only the Microsoft Visio diagram must be normalized to the
3NF. The 3NF is not required for a Microsoft Access database.

Learning Team: SR-ht-003: Change Request 4 and 5
Continue working on Service Request SR-ht-003, due in Week Five, by
completing Change Requests 4 and 5.

Create documentation describing the principles and importance of
normalization in relation to this project and the process by which this
project was normalized.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

DBM380 DQ’s WEEK 4
Supporting Activity: Normalization Process
Write a 200- to 300-word short-answer response for the following:


In your own words, describe the nature and purpose of the normalization process.
Provide some examples from sources other than the readings

Supporting Activity: Disadvantage of Normalizing
Write a 200- to 300-word short-answer response for the following:


Discuss the disadvantages of normalizing a database to a high degree of
normalization. Should there be a definite rule on when to stop normalizing? Provide
some examples from sources other than the readings.

Supporting Activity: Denormalization
Write a 200- to 300-word short-answer response for the following:


In what business database environments is denormalization appropriate and why?
What would denormalization specifically involve?

DBM/380 Week 5 Final Team Project and Presentation
Learning Team: Service Request SR-ht-003
Huffman Trucking Virtual Organization
Finalize the project work for SR-ht-003 and Change Requests 2–5.
Compile all documentation from your Change request from Weeks Two
through Five.
Submit your team’s database and documentation paper to your
facilitator.

Team Final PowerPoint: Huffman Trucking
Identify assessment strategies, and develop a rubric to measure the performance
objectives for the training need identified in your organization. (use the performance
objectives created in week 2 individual assignment).

Learning Team Final PowerPoint Presentation:
Click Here to View Preview of LIVE PowerPoint!

Supporting Activity: Database Administrator and
Architect
Write a 200- to 300-word short-answer response for the following:


Describe the differences between a database administrator and a database
architect. How is your organization structured to handle the functions of these roles?

Supporting Activity: Database Service
Write a 200- to 300-word short-answer response for the following:


Locate a hosted, distributed database service. Explore its features and talk about

your experiences. In what situations would an organization consider using it?

Supporting Activity: DBMS
Write a 200- to 300-word short-answer response for the following:


Describe the advantages and disadvantages of DBMS-provided security. Compare it
to network or application security.

Supporting Activity: Database Recovery Process
Write a 200- to 300-word short-answer response for the following:


Suppose that the database system within your organization has failed. Describe the
database recovery process.

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