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Unformatted text preview: 7/14/2009 1 SIT 103 SIT 103 Database Database Unit overview and administration Unit overview and administration Dr Jo Coldwell School of Information Technology Deakin University, Waurn Ponds, VIC 3217 Ph: (03) 5227 1417 Office: ka5.113 E-mail: email@example.com Unit Staff Unit Staff y Unit Chair and Geelong campus coordinator Dr Jo Coldwell y Burwood and off-campus coordinator Dr Jingyu Hou y Geelong tutor Sam Schmidt 2 T2-2009 What is this unit about? What is this unit about? y Databases drive todays information economy y Without databases, we would not have Web applications, e.g. DSO, STAR, YouTube, MySpace Modern computer games, e.g. Neopets E-services, e.g. Internet Banking, Ticketing y Its a principle component of computer science y Its a prerequisite for many SIT subjects (e.g. SIT231 Advanced Databases) 3 T2-2009 7/14/2009 2 Unit Overview Unit Overview y Structure 12 weeks of lectures 2 assignments x Assignment 1 3 online quizzes x Assignment 2 design and build a database 8 lab-based practicals (from week 2, register on-...
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