ICT 4400 - Database Administration
This course introduces the roles and responsibilities, as well as the critical knowledge and skills, needed to function as a database administrator. The course focuses on Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server, the two dominant global database platforms. Core components include installation and configuration of both database products and implementation of appropriate account privileges. Lab environments are used for hands-on lab assignments in this course, as well as in subsequent courses in the ICT Database Design and Administration concentration. Primary job responsibilities of database administrators are examined, including monitoring, maintaining, and administering database platforms and schemas, while applying best practices in database security. Broader topics such as metadata, business intelligence, and data warehousing are examined from an organizational perspective. Prerequisite: ICT 4300
NOTE: This course is not offered this term. Please refer to the annual schedule for Information And Communications Technology to see the next time this course is offered.