460-2038/04 – Administration Database System in Use (ADBS)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Computer ScienceCredits4
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Radim Bača, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Radim Bača, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementOptional
Study languageEnglish
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFEIIntended for study typesBachelor
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BAC027 doc. Ing. Radim Bača, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Graded credit 2+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The student who pass this course will be able to work with the three most widespread database systems (Oracle, MS SQL Server, MySQL) and efectively utilize their features. The database system start, configuration and common administration is explained and tried practicaly on an accessible hardware. Students will be able to tune the performance of databases running on a database system and detect possible problems. - Oracle, MS SQL Server and MySQL intorduction. - Database enviroment and hardware. - Initialization and configuration of one instance of an database system. - Parameters of the database. - User acess rights and identity management. - Database maintanance: back-up, recovery, index rebuild.

Teaching methods



The main topic of this course is the administration of the most widespread database system (Oracle, MS SQL Server a MySQL). The course is focused on general aspects of these products and also on their specified features.

Compulsory literature:

DBMS documentation to Oracle, SQL Server and MySQL.

Recommended literature:

D.K.Burleson. Physical database design using Oracle, Auerbach, ISBN 0-8493-1817-3 S.Lightstone, T.Teorey, T.Nadeau. Physical database design, Morgan Kaufmann, ISBN-10: 0-12-369389-6

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

Students will have to solve problems during the exercises and show the understanding of the DBMS administration. The problems will usually have two tasks where one will be available before the exercise and the second not.


Other requirements

Additional requirements are placed on the student.


Subject codeAbbreviationTitleRequirement
460-2013 DAIS Database and Information Systems Recommended
460-2035 UDBS Introduction to Database Systems Recommended
460-2036 DBS Database Systems Recommended


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Syllabus of lectures. 1. SQL Server - databáze creation, filegroups, data files, parameters set-up, user creation, role assignment, user rights, back-up recovery. 2. SQL Server - services, resource governor, database audit, automatic database maintenace, logs, log shiping. 3. Oracle - tablespaces, data files, database restart, database parameters, memory set-up, recovery and back-up, users, rights and roles. 4. Oracle - services, alert log, trace logs, resource governor, database audit, automatic maintenance, table creation, treshold value set-up. 5. MySQL - data files, users and access rights, recovery and back-up, database parameters. 6. Summary and general talk abou DBA and different platforms (RAID, NUMA, Clusters). 7. SQL Server - physical database design (clustered, unclustered index, materialized views), physical database design. 8. Oracle - physical database design in Oracle. 9. Oracle - automatic physical database design, Database replay.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Graded credit Graded credit 100  51
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: Every student has to obtain at least the minimum number of points for each task.

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2021/2022 (B0613A140010) Computer Science P English Ostrava 3 Optional study plan
2021/2022 (B2647) Information and Communication Technology (2612R025) Computer Science and Technology P English Ostrava 3 Optional study plan
2020/2021 (B0613A140010) Computer Science P English Ostrava 3 Optional study plan
2019/2020 (B0613A140010) Computer Science P English Ostrava 3 Optional study plan

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