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This CIW (Certified Internet Webmaster) Database Design Specialist course teaches students how to plan and design vendor-neutral databases.
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Course overview

Since 1997, CIW has trained well over 1 million students and professionals.

The CIW Database Design Specialist certification is designed to provide students with an introductory understanding of database systems. This certification does not focus on any one specific vendor, but rather introduces learners to a variety of databases such as DB2, Oracle Database 11g, MySQL and MS SQL.

In this lesson, we will explore the intricate aspects of relational databases and how they operate. We will look at the theoretical foundations that make up their structure, as well as dive into details related to database design, transactions, security protocols, and more.

Candidates who are successful in their journey to achieving the CIW Database Design Specialist and CIW Advanced HTML5 and CSS3 Specialist certifications will also receive an advanced certification – the CIW Web Development Professional.

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Pursuing a specialisation as a CIW Database Design Specialist can be an invaluable asset to any aspiring IT professional looking to further their data career. This certification is internationally recognised and can provide the foundation needed to excel in various database design fields. Additionally, this specialisation will open up career paths, such as Data Analyst, Database Administrator, and Database Developer, to name a few.

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What skills you'll gain from the CIW Database Design Specialist course.

  • Overview of Relational Databases.
  • Database Planning and Design Strategies.
  • Logical and Physical Database Design Concepts.
  • Enhancing Performance with Optimisation and Normalisation.
  • Writing Queries Using Structured Query Language (SQL).
  • Understanding Relational Algebra Basics.
  • Transactions Processing & Ensuring Data Security.

Our course is designed to equip students with the essential knowledge and skills necessary for success on their official CIW Database Design Specialist exam.

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CIW Database Design Specialist course details

The Certified Internet Webmaster (CIW) program is an internationally recognised, vendor-neutral certification program that offers a comprehensive suite of courses and credentials. These certifications are designed to provide students and professionals with the essential skills and knowledge required to become proficient in a wide range of web technologies. Founded in 1997, CIW has been helping to educate and certify IT professionals across the globe, having trained over 1 million students and awarded more than 210,000 certifications in countries all over the world.
  • Exam ID: 1D0-541
  • Number of Questions: 50
  • Passing Score: 75%
  • Time Limit: 90 minutes
  1. Introduction to Databases
  2. Relational Database
  3. Database Planning
  4. Overview of Database Design Methodology
  5. Normalisation
  6. Logical Database Design
  7. Physical Database Design
  8. Structured Query Language
  9. Relational Algebra
  10. Transactions and Database Security

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