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Database Basics... databasics?

posted Oct 19, 2011, 4:04 PM by Eddie Woo
Download the sample database attached below, and then answer the following questions.
  1. Identify the type of database contained in the file, and justify your choice (think back to the definitions).
  2. Describe the entities represented in this database.
  3. Identify three instances of analysing that are occuring in this database, and explain their usefulness.
  4. Give examples of records and fields in this database.
  5. Define a data dictionary.
  6. Construct a data dictionary for the first 'sheet' in the database, titled "HSC Summary".
  7. Discuss the use of an electronic format, over against a non-computer-based alternative, to store this database.
Eddie Woo,
Oct 19, 2011, 4:04 PM