DBMS-Class Activities
Fri Nov 2
EVERYONE's attendance is required. Phase 1 discussions. Teams work on Phase I material.

Wed Oct 31
Finishing Chapter (6), Start Chapter (8)

Mon Oct 29
Finishing Chapter (5)
Deciding the date for Exam 2 and the deadline for Phase I
Starting Chapter (6), we go through this chapter fast.

Fri Oct 26
Interview Times for next week:
Team 1 (Wes) - Tue Oct 30, 4:00 pm
Team 2 (Steve) - Wed Oct 31, 11:00 am
Team 3 (Lateef) - Tue Oct 30, 11:00 am
Team 4 (Jared) - Tue Oct 30, 12:30
Team 5 (Jonathan) - Thr Nov 1, 12:30
Team 6 (Brent) - Mon Oct 29, 11:00

Wed Oct 24
Guidelines for the First Phase of the Project was given. Phase (1) is due Wed Nov 7
A quick look at Chapter (12) on Practical Database Design

Mon Oct 22
Lab (2) - MySQL

Fri Oct 19
Chapter (5)

Wed Oct 17
EER to Relational Database - finished Chapter (7)

Mon Oct 15
Finishing Chapter (4)

Wed Oct 10
Lab (3) - Populating COMPANY database, Forms, and Queries

Mon Oct 8
Lab (2) - Creating the COMPANy Database in MS ACCESS

Fri Oct 5
Lab (1) - A Relational Database in MS Access

Wed Oct 3
Exam (1) Returned, Solved, Discussed

Mon Oct 1
EXAM (1) grades, Discussions
Start Chapter (4)

Fri Sep 28
EXAM (1)

Wed Sep 26
Discussions on ER to Relational Database

Mon Sep 24
Assignment (3) was due
Finished Chapter (7) up the Relational Database using ER

Fri Sep 21
EXAM (1), Chapters 1, 2, 3, and 7 up to the notes given

Mon Sep 24
Chapter (7) - Finished converting ER Diagrams to Relational Database
Assignment (4) was given - Due Friday Sep 28

Fri Sep 21
A single problem ER Diagram of the University DBMS is due for each team.
Quiz - ER Diagram

Wed Sep 19
Finished (3) - ER Diagram for the Company, UML Diagram as well
Started Chapter (7) - Up to STEP 3
Exam 1 is set for Friday Sep 28

Mon Sep 17
Continue Chapter (3) - ER Diagram for the Company
A Database System Case Study

Fri Sep 14
Quiz (5)
The first project choice (CSEMS Scholarship DBMS) was given for review
Chapter (3)-Continued with the ER diagram

Wed Sep 12
Chapter (3) - ER Diagram

Mon Sep 10
Worked on the requirements for the University Database. A subset of requirements were given.
Link to Peter Chen's (the originator of the Entity-Relationship Model - ER Model) Publications, etc
Fri Sep 7
Quiz (4)
Wed Sep 5
Assignment (1) Due, hard copy at class time, e-mail before class.
Ok, we learned about the three-layer architecture. Also you learned about entities and attributes in a table.
Here is a question to think about, how tables connect in the most efficient way? Mon Sep 3
Labor Day Holliday - Happy Labor Day
Fri Aug. 31
Chapter (2)
Quiz (3)
Wed Aug. 29
Finishing Chapter (1) and starting Chapter (2)
Assignment (1) - Due Sept 5
Mon Aug. 27
Read Chapter (1).
Quiz (2)
Fri Aug. 24
Read Chapter (1). Group assignment completed. 6 teams
Quiz (1) Wed Aug. 22
Syllabus - Introduction
Read Chapter (1).