Category Archives: CST-363

Week 24 – Database Final Learnings

Weekly Learnings This is the final week for the class. There are a few things that I wish we had worked more on. Systems like Hadoop, MongoDB and Cassandra would have been very interesting to explore and valuable in today’s … Continue reading

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Week 22 – Transactions and Locks

Weekly Learning Interesting week going over transaction and locks. All very new material for me, and I’ve had to read and reread some of it to make sure I’m actually understanding it. The assignment itself wasn’t that hard, but there … Continue reading

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Week 21 – Indexes and B-Trees

Weekly Learning This week we took a fairly deep dive into indexing, the strategies behind it, and the advantages and disadvantages of each. This is by far the densest topic that we’ve covered so far. Again, I have to refer … Continue reading

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Week 20 – Project 1 Part 2

Weekly Learning This week we worked on the exam. One of the interesting things about the exam is that despite it being open book, it is still a challenge. I’ve been very careful to craft each query and double check … Continue reading

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Week 19 – Project 1 – Database Design

Weekly Learning This has been a very demanding week. Project one has been a challenge with both the creation of the database, as well as creating an application to properly visualize the data. I think we started working on it … Continue reading

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