An educational perspective on database management systems and object-oriented methodology

Shahram Ghandeharizadeh
2003 Companion of the 18th annual ACM SIGPLAN conference on Object-oriented programming, systems, languages, and applications - OOPSLA '03  
Relational database management systems are an essential component of many data intensive applications. At USC, a course entitled "File and Database Management" introduces students to fundamental concepts in relational databases. Students are introduced to conceptual, logical and physical organization of data, use of both formal and commercial query languages, e.g., SQL, indexing techniques for efficient retrieval of data, the concept of a transaction, concurrency control and crash recovery
more » ... iques. This paper summarizes our experiences with this course and the challenges of educating students on use of object-oriented concepts and their mapping to tables.
doi:10.1145/949344.949388 dblp:conf/oopsla/Ghandeharizadeh03 fatcat:gpfoearhevfmfhpel7gkixlksy