Orange Coast Database Associates
P.O. Box 6142
Laguna Niguel, CA 92607

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Orange Coast Database Associates, Inc.
Course Catalog (All Modalities)

Item IDCourse Title and DescriptionPricePerLength
DBD231ARelational Database Design - A Practical Approach295.00Student6.0 hrs
 In this course students will learn the general principles involved in designing a database that complies with the relational database model. The conceptual content of this course is not specific to any software application but Microsoft Access will be used to perform the tasks in the lessons pertaining to queries. Visio or an equivalent modeling tool will be used for diagramming exercises. Students should have some familiarity with data tables and basic knowledge of how to create queries in Microsoft Access or equivalent.

Session 1Design, Normalization 
  • Lesson 1: Introduction to Relational Databases - The Basics of Relational Databases, Planning the Database
  • Lesson 2: Designing Tables- Deciding on Tables and Fields, Selecting ,Primary Key Fields, Identifying Table Relationships, More on Keys and Relationships
  • Lesson 3: Data Normalization - Solving Data Problems, Higher Normal Forms

Session 2Integrity, SQL Queries 
  • Lesson 4: Data Integrity - Referential Integrity, Field-level Integrity, Table-level Integrity, Reviewing and Finalizing the Database Design
  • Lesson 5: Query Basics - Performing Queries, Multiple Table Queries
  • Lesson 6: More on Queries - Other Types of Queries, SQL, Optimizing Query Performance