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Course Detail

Course Name Database Management System
Course Code 18CSA114
Program Bachelor of Computer Applications, B. C. A., B. C. A. (Bachelor of Computer Applications)
Semester Two
Credits Four
Year Taught 2018
Degree Undergraduate (UG)
Campus Kochi, Mysuru, Amritapuri



Introduction – Data Independence – The Three Levels Of Architecture – The External Level – Conceptual Level – Internal Level – Client/Server Architecture- System Structure , Instance and schema, Data Models, Types of DBMS


Keys – CODD’s Rules, Design Issues -ER – Model –Attribute types- Weak Entity Sets – Extended ER Features –ER to Relational Mapping, Structure Of Relational Databases


Normalization –Anomalies- Functional Dependency: Armstrong’s axioms- closure of a relation and closure of attribute– Lossless decomposition-1NF, 2NF, 3NF, Boyce – Codd Normal Form


The Relational Algebra — Query Processing and Optimization: Evaluation of Relational algebra expressions-Query Equivalence-Transaction Processing: ACID properties, states of a transaction-Introduction to concurrency control-Deadlock-Recovery.


Built in SQL functions- Set operations, Sub Queries-Joins-DCL – TCL- Views – Sequences – Index – Locks PL/SQL Basics – Exceptions – Cursors – Stored Functions – Triggers

Text Books

Text Book

  1. Silberschatz. Korth. Sudarshan: Database System Concepts – 6thEdition Mcgraw-Hill International Edition
  2. Ivan Bayross: Sql- PL/SQL The Programming Language Of Oracle- 4rd Edition- Bpb Publications


  1. C.J. Date: An Introduction To Database Systems – Eighth Edition – Pearson Education Asia
  2. Kevin Loney – George Koch: Oracle 9i The Complete Reference Mcgraw-Hill International Edition
  3. “Fundamentals of Database Systems” by Elmasri and Navathe

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