Database Notes

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Information Technology Example: Databases MIS Division Sauder School of Business University of British Columbia Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Credits: Professor Jai-Yeol Son Relevant Textbook Chapters Chapter 7.1 and Plug-In T5. Regarding Plug-In T5 The textbook you purchased should come The textbook you purchased should come with a password that allows you to download Plug-In chapters from the publisher’s web site. 2 COMM 391, Sauder School, UBC Agenda Motivation Database concepts Entity-relationship diagrams Part I Motivation
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What are Databases? Databases hold data Databases can help you search for data Databases can tell you information about data Databases can link pieces of data together How many of you have used a How many of you have used a database? 5 COMM 391, Sauder School, UBC How Many Used a Database? ALL OF YOU! 6 COMM 391, Sauder School, UBC Databases - Itunes Databases Itunes Itunes holds data about your music Itunes can help you search your music data data Itunes can tell you information about your i d t music data Itunes can link pieces of music data 7 COMM 391, Sauder School, UBC Business Database Systems Businesses need data to run their operations What are the sales from June? When will people come into our stores? Who are our employees? How much should they be paid? 8 COMM 391, Sauder School, UBC
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