DBST 651Fall 2009 Midterm Reviewed 1

DBST 651Fall 2009 Midterm Reviewed 1 - Due: Sunday,...

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DBST 651   Midterm – Fall 2009  Name:                     Date: 1. Midterm exam is due no later than end of  Sunday October 25, 2009 11:59 PM EST. 2. Late submission - 10% penalty per day late up to five days after which zero credit is given. 3. This is an online (take-home) exam, there should not be any sort of interaction or collaboration  with class members in completing the exam 4. Originality and depth of analysis will be considered for grading 5. Responses should be well within the limits specified for each response 6. Make sure you make note for all your assumptions (if any) and show all steps in completing  your work.  7. Your responses should be submitted as a word document with filename including your first  initial of your first name and last name formatted – example PMentaMidterm.doc and post the  file as an attachment in assignment folder for midterm exam. Please sign the following statement: Independent Work Statement I solemnly affirm, acknowledge and certify that my responses to this examination were completed without any contact with other persons during or before the examination. I pledge on my honor that I have not given or received any assistance on this examination and certify that the enclosed responses are solely my own work. Signed                            Date_______________________ PRINTED NAME___________________ Course __________________
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Good Luck Part A (50 Points) Multiple Choice Questions Submit your responses to PART A in the following format: Q no: Response 1 2 3 4 A database table consists of the following columns: employee's name, SS#, job-title, hiring-date, years-in-job, base-salary. A bonus calculation program, a personnel promotion application program, and a payroll application program all use this table. To implement a policy change in personnel promotion, the following column is added to the table: highest-college-degree. This new column is not used by the payroll program or by the bonus calculation program. 1. The ability to add the new column without requiring changes to all of the application programs strongly relates to the following feature of modern database systems: A. Nonprocedural programming B. Transaction processing C. Data independence D. Data sharing 2. In the traditional systems development life cycle, the boundaries between the various phases are usually well- defined and each phase is completed before the next phase is begun. True False Traditional SDLC was well-defined with the product from one step serving as the starting point for the next step. The more modern versions of the SDLC have fuzzy phase boundaries.
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contains duplicate rows, the project operator will automatically remove the duplicate rows.
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