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Database Management System

Database Management System

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Code: 3220503II B. Tech. – II Semester Regular Examinations, April 2009.
(Common to CSE and IT)Time: 3 Hours Max Marks: 80Answer any FIVE questionsAll questions carry equal marks
1. a) Explain the drawbacks of traditional file processing systems with examples.b) Explain the three levels of data abstraction. (8+8)
2. Explain different constructs that adds expressiveness to the ER Model.(16)3. a) What is a view and explain different types of views and how they can becreated using SQL? (6)b) Consider the following database.Employee (employee-name, street, city)Works (employee-name, company-name, salary)Company (company-name, city)Manager (employee-name, manager-name)Give an expression in the relational algebra, the tuple relational calculus, and thedomain relational calculus, for the following queries.i. Find the names of all employees who work for “XYZ” bank.ii. Find the street, city of the employee working under manager “Krishna”.(5+5)4. a) Why are null values not preferable in a relation?b) What is an unsafe query? Give an example and explain why it is important todisallow such queries.c) Describe the “dynamic SQL”.d) Explain different Binary Operations?(3+4+3+6) 
a) What is dependency preserving for decomposition? Explain why it isimportant.
b) Define 3NF and explain with an example? (8+8)
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6. a) Define the concept of schedule for a set of concurrent transaction. Give asuitable example.b) Explain how granularity of locking affects the performance of concurrencycontrol algorithm. (8+8)
a) What is log in DBMS? How does check point eliminate some of the problemsassociated with log based recovery?
b) Explain 3 main properties of ARIES Algorithm (10+6)
Explain about the B
tree and its structure in detail with an example. (16)
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3220503II B. Tech. – II Semester Regular Examinations, April 2009.DATABASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM(Common to CSE and IT)Time: 3 Hours Max Marks: 80Answer any FIVE questionsAll questions carry equal marks
a) What are the five main functions of a Database Administrator?b) What are the major disadvantages of file processing system? (8+8)2.
Explain the several choices and issues involved in Conceptual design with ER Model.(16)3.
In logical database design, describe how an ER diagram translated into a relationaldatabase schema (collection of tables with associated constraints) (16)4.
a) For the following relational database write the expressions in SQL.Branch (branch name, Branchcity, Assets)Customer (customername, customerstreet, customercity)Loan (Branchname, loan number, Amount)Borrower (customername, loan number)Account (Branchname, Account number, balance)Depositor (customername, Account number)i.
Find the names of all branches in Loan Schema?ii.
Find all customers having loan, account or both at bank?iii.
Display customernames in alphabetical order who have a loan at the Newyork branch?iv.
Find set of all customer names who have an account at the bank? (8)
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