CIW Database Design Specialist Online Training with Live Labs and Exam (1D0-541)

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Course Description

The Database Design Specialist course (formerly titled Database Design Methodology) teaches students how to plan and design relational databases. You will learn about the theory behind relational databases, relational database nomenclature, and relational algebra. The course includes sections on Structured Query Language (SQL) and optimizing databases through normalization. You will apply your knowledge with hands-on labs designed to teach the intricacies of database design methodology.

Lay some essential foundations for a career in database design, with this comprehensive course and exam package. IT, the web and software are constantly changing and developing, and for a business to achieve their optimum online reach and continue to provide the best service that they can, an efficient and effective database should be in place to help keep the company organised and productive.

Give Businesses the Tools to Run Smoothly

It’s easy to become quickly snowed under with workload or information if a business or service doesn’t run smoothly, so if you want to ensure the best levels of productivity, databases need to be in place to ensure background processes operate like clockwork. As a database design specialist, you could be the person to implement these changes, and be one of the main reasons why any business can be a smoothly run success.

Work Through a Range of Resources

By signing up to this course and sitting the accompanying exam, students will be able to access a range of top quality resources and course materials that can help them to develop a clear level of understanding of database design, prove their knowledge and be able to use their new-found expertise to make real-life changes in a business. Basic knowledge of the purpose and function of a database is recommended - this course will teach you the rest!

Key learning points

Perfectly suited to current or prospective software programmers, IT managers and application developers, this course will provide individuals with the tools needed to improve their database knowledge, help with business strategy and optimise databases that are already in place.

  • Learn more about the evolution of databases including file-based databases, and gain insight into what management systems are often used by businesses all over the world.
  • Get to grips with the basics, and more advanced techniques, of Structured Query Language (SQL), and learn how to retrieve data from relations, and understand data definition and data control language.
  • Gain insight into database design methodology, and understand what contributes to both good and bad design practises.
  • Understand the difference between logical and physical databases, and identify elements of database security and the importance of it.
  • Course includes all the elements needed to pass the included exam.

Advantages of this course

  • Study online at your own pace with the comprehensive, easy to navigate courseware. Materials are available 24/7, 365 days a year, meaning students can enjoy convenient and flexible learning that can be completed around existing home and work commitments.
  • If you do run into technical issues, our support team is available to help.
  • Prove your new-found knowledge by sitting the accompanying CIW examination.
  • Show off your new skills by adding them to your CV or LinkedIn profile, and impress future employers.
  • Enhance the productivity of your business, by implementing design techniques that can help databases operate optimally.
  • Develop your personal and professional portfolio by understanding database specialisation and design, and boost your confidence in the subject.
  • Progress along your chosen career path with database design knowledge that is invaluable!

Specialise in database design by signing up to this in-depth course today – your business’ databases will thank you for it!

Target Audience
The CIW Database Design Specialist course is for individuals who plan to pursue product-focused database specialization using products that include DB2, Oracle Database 11g, SQL and mySQL.

These database skills can help you begin or grow a career in advanced database design and development for:

  • IT managers/directors
  • Application developers
  • Web development professionals
  • Software programmers
  • Enterprise developers
  • Database developers
  • Database administrators

Job Responsibilities
Use database technology to store, update and retrieve mission-critical information; implement and maintain database data using relational database management software; and create Web content.

It is recommended that students have a basic knowledge of the purpose and function of a database. Also, students should be familiar with an operating system such as Microsoft Windows before taking this course. The Database Design Specialist courseware does not provide entry-level computer literacy.


Introduction to Databases
Introduction to Databases
What Is a Database?
File-Based Databases
The Evolution of Databases
Relational Databases and Database Management Systems (DBMSs)
Origins of Relational Databases

Relational Database Fundamentals
Introduction to Relational Databases
Multitier Database Architecture
Relational Model Terminology
Using Tables to Represent Data
Characteristics of Relations
Data Models
Entities and Data Relationships
Relational Integrity
Database Languages
Data Dictionaries

Database Planning
Introduction to Database Planning
Database Design Life Cycle
Database Requirements Document
ProAudio Case Study
Selecting a DBMS
Selecting an Application Interface

Overview of Database Design Methodology
Introduction to Database Design Methodology
Effects of Poor Database Design Practices
Database Design Phases
Conceptual Database Design
Entity-Relationship (ER) Models

Introduction to Normalization
What Is Normalization?
Normal Forms
First Normal Form
Second Normal Form
Third Normal Form
Boyce-Codd Normal Form (BCNF)

Logical Database Design
Introduction to Logical Database Design
Logical Database Design
Creating a Logical Data Model
Using a Database Definition Language
Validating the Logical Data Model
Defining Integrity Constraints
Creating an Enterprise Data Model

Physical Database Design
Introduction to Physical Database Design
Physical Database Design
MySQL Query Browser
Creating Enterprise Constraints
Using Secondary Indexes
Creating User Views
Designing Database Access Rules

Structured Query Language
Introduction to Structured Query Language
SQL Basics
Data Definition Language
Data Manipulation Language
Retrieving Data from Relations
Data Control Language

Relational Algebra
Introduction to Relational Algebra
Defining Relational Algebra
Cartesian Product

Transactions and Database Security
Introduction to Database Transactions and Security
Concurrency Control
Database Security

NOTE: The exam alone for this course can be found HERE : The Course without the exam can be found HERE.

Course Detail

Online Access : 1 Year
Compatibility : Windows, Mac
Exam Included : Yes

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