Homework1 - Database Management Systems (COP 5725) (Spring...

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Database Management Systems (COP 5725) (Spring 2011) Instructor: Dr. Markus Schneider TA: Nam Nguyen Homework 1 Name: UFID: Email Address: Pledge (Must be signed according to UF Honor Code) On my honor, I have neither given nor received unauthorized aid in doing this assignment. _______________________________________________ Signature For scoring use only: Maximum Received Exercise 1 30 Exercise 2 30 Exercise 3 40 Total 100
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Exercise 1 (Knowledge Questions) [30 points] 1. What is a database? What are its implicit properties? [4pts] 2. What is a DBMS? What are the processes that a DBMS facilitate? [4pts] 3. What are the problems of using a file system? [4pts] 4. What is data independence? What is the main difference between logical and physical data independence? What is the main difference between logical and physical data models [4pts] 5. Describe the levels of abstraction in a database [4pts] 6. What is the first component (in the software architecture of a DBMS) the database administrator will interact with in order to access the database? How
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