The database development lifecycle

The database development lifecycle

Course provided by Open University

Summary overview

  • Online anytime

  • 4 hours study time

  • Information technology

  • Free

  • Level 3

About this course

This free course, The database development life cycle, has been designed to give you an overview of the developmental lifecycle for a database system, explaining the importance of data analysis and highlighting how database development differs from traditional software development.

Learning outcomes

  1. Describe the key points of the waterfall model applied to database development.
  2. Appreciate the roles of various development artefacts, such as the data requirements document, conceptual data model and such like used to communicate between activities in the database development lifecycle.
  3. Communicate effectively about aspects of the development of databases.