Course detail

Relational Database Management Systems

FAST-IU53Acad. year: 2019/2020

Database technology fundamentals, terminology, data modelling.
Relational data model, relation algebra, data integrity.
Conceptual modelling, Entition-Relationship diagrams.
RDBMS languages, SQL language.
RDBMS architecture.
ISAM and SQL systems (MS Access, MS SQL2000 Server).
Practices of analytical skills. As a project students develop a simple database system in chosen production branch.


Institute of Computer Aided Engineering and Computer Science (AIU)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Not applicable.


Basic knowledge and using of operation system especially of filesystem.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Rebecca M. Riordan: Vytváříme relační databázové aplikace. Computer Press 2000
Pokorný Jaroslav: Dotazovací jazyky. Science, Veletiny 1994
Pokorný Jaroslav: Databázová abeceda. Science, Veletiny 1998

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Data modelling, current approaches
2. Relational model for database management, relation and its representation
3. Relational algebra
4. Conceptual modelling
5-6. Tables, relationships, primary and foreign keys, E-R diagrams
7. Indexing
8. Reference integrity
9. SQL language, DDL and DML commands
10. Complex SELECT queries
11. Views, stored procedures in TSQL. Transactions and access management.
12. Overview of current database management systems: Oracle, MySQL, SQL Server, ISAM
13. Sample analysis of simple information system.


Basic principles of database technology explained on chosen database management system. Design and implementation of a simple database aplication.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme D-P-C-GK Doctoral

    branch GAK , 1. year of study, summer semester, 7 credits, elective

  • Programme D-K-C-GK Doctoral

    branch GAK , 1. year of study, summer semester, 7 credits, elective

Type of course unit



39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer