Ch 5: Database Management & Data Analytics

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This online chapter can improve your knowledge of database management and data analytics and help you study for and excel on an upcoming test. Entertaining lessons, short quizzes and a practice exam are among the resources you can use to make studying fun and effective.

Database Management & Data Analytics - Chapter Summary

Whether you want to refresh your understanding of data management and data analytics or hope to fill in some gaps in your knowledge of this subject, this chapter can help. Our instructors have developed engaging lessons that can help you grasp topics like data mining, cloud computing and database administration. After completing these lessons, you will be able to:

  • List and describe different types of data
  • Identify and discuss the elements that make up a database
  • Define database management and explain how databases help organizations
  • Explain the purpose, function and models of database management systems
  • Describe the elements, design and advantages of relational databases
  • Point out tools used in data analytics
  • Provide details about intrusion detection systems (IDS) in data security

Feel free to review as many or as few lessons as you need to gain full comprehension of database management and data analytics. Check your understanding of those lessons by taking multiple-choice quizzes. If you develop questions about specific topics while studying this chapter, feel free to submit them to our experts. To get a comprehensive review of this chapter before the day of your test, be sure to take our practice exam.

11 Lessons in Chapter 5: Database Management & Data Analytics
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Types of Data: Text, Numbers & Multimedia

1. Types of Data: Text, Numbers & Multimedia

Discuss the basic types of data found in databases. These include character strings, integers, decimals, images, audio, video and other multimedia types.

Database Concepts and Structures: The Elements That Make Up a Database

2. Database Concepts and Structures: The Elements That Make Up a Database

Learn the fundamental elements of databases and how they are structured. One common data structure is a database table, which uses records and fields to organize data.

What is Database Management? - How Databases Help Organizations

3. What is Database Management? - How Databases Help Organizations

Organizations use large amounts of data. Database management makes it possible to organize and analyze these data. Learn why database management is important to support business operations.

What is a Database Management System? - Purpose and Function

4. What is a Database Management System? - Purpose and Function

In this lesson, we will describe the purpose and functions of a database management system, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of using a database management system in an organization.

Models of Database Management Systems (DBMS)

5. Models of Database Management Systems (DBMS)

Get to know the different models of database management systems and learn how each one is used to systematically organize large amounts of data in a logical manner.

What is a Relational Database? - Elements, Design & Advantages

6. What is a Relational Database? - Elements, Design & Advantages

The relational database is the most widely used type of database management system. Learn how the relational database organizes data using tables, keys and associations.

Cloud Computing and Databases: Technology to Improve Database Management

7. Cloud Computing and Databases: Technology to Improve Database Management

Cloud computing uses a network of computers to provide services that otherwise would be provided by a single computer or computer server. Learn how cloud computing works and how it allows you to use the same database on multiple devices in this video lesson.

Database Administration and Security: Definition and Purpose

8. Database Administration and Security: Definition and Purpose

A database administrator, or DBA, plays a critical role in managing the databases of an organization. Learn about the various roles of a DBA and the tools used to keep data safe and secure.

Data Mining: Applications & Examples

9. Data Mining: Applications & Examples

Data mining has a number of applications that can help companies make the most out of the information that they already have. This lesson demonstrates that as well as provides examples.

What is Data Analytics? - Definition & Tools

10. What is Data Analytics? - Definition & Tools

In this lesson, we'll learn about data analytics. We'll define it and learn about some of the many tools used for data analytics. The lesson is followed by a quiz.

Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) in Data Security

11. Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) in Data Security

In this lesson, we'll take a look at data security, what it is, what intrusion detection systems are, some types of intrusion detection systems, and some methods used for intrusion detection.

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