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IV B.Tech I Semester Regular Examinations, November 2009
DATA BASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
( Common to Electronics & Communication Engineering, Electronics &
Instrumentation Engineering, Electronics & Control Engineering,

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Electronics & Telematics and Electronics & Computer Engineering)
Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80
Answer any FIVE Questions
All Questions carry equal marks
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1. (a) What are the types of languages a database system provides? Explain.
(b) What are the five main functions of a Database Administrator? [8+8]
2. (a) What is a foreign key constraint? Why are such constraints important? What
is referential integrity?
(b) How many distinct tuples are in a relation instance with cardinality 22? [8+8]
3. (a) Define query processing and briefly explain the steps involved in it?
(b) Write queries for the following using the given information
Emp Name DOB DOJ Emp Salary Bonus DOR
Buelin 06-12-1983 07-08-2005 15000 600 07-08-2055
Andy 12-01-1970 06-12-1973 20000 1200 06-12-2043
Lubber 07-08-1985 12-04-2006 13000 500 12-04-2056
Zobra 08-02-1960 07-03-1982 25000 1500 07-03-2032

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(a) Find total salary of employees from emptable?
(b) Find months between employee DOJ and DOR from emp-schema?
(c) Create new salary table using the ampno, empname, and empsalary from
existing table?
(d) Arrange empnames in ascending and descending order? [16]
4. (a) Explain about 4 Nf? Give one example?
(b) Explain about 5 Nf? Give one example? [8+8]
5. (a) Define the concept of schedule for a set of concurrent transaction. Give a
suitable example. [8]
(b) Explain read-only, write-only & read-before-write protocols in serialazability.
[8]
6. (a) What are the merits & demerits of using fuzzy dumps for media recovery. [6]
(b) Explain the phases of ARIES Algorithm. [4]
(c) Explain 3 main properties of ARIES Algorithm [6]
7. Explain about magnetic disks and explain the performance measures of Disks in
detail. [16]
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8. What are the differences between B-tree indices and B− tree indices. Explain in
detail. [16]

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IV B.Tech I Semester Regular Examinations, November 2009
DATA BASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
( Common to Electronics & Communication Engineering, Electronics &
Instrumentation Engineering, Electronics & Control Engineering,

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Electronics & Telematics and Electronics & Computer Engineering)
Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80
Answer any FIVE Questions
All Questions carry equal marks
?????

1. (a) Explain the Transaction management in a database.


(b) Discuss the Query Processor of Database system structure. [8+8]

2. (a) Distinguish between procedural and non-procedural DML’s.


(b) Define relational algebra, Tuple & Domain relational calculus.
(c) What are the differences between the two types of relational calculus? [6+6+4]

3. What is a view? How do views support logical data independence? How are views
used for security? How are queries on views evaluated? Why does SQL restrict the
class of views that can be updated? [2+6+4+4]

4. (a) What is Normaliztion?give types of normalization


(b) What are the advantages of normalized relations over the un normalized rela-
tions? [8+8]

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5. (a) Define the concept of schedule for a set of concurrent transaction. Give a
suitable example. [8]
(b) Explain read-only, write-only & read-before-write protocols in serialazability.
[8]

6. (a) What are the merits & demerits of using fuzzy dumps for media recovery. [6]
(b) Explain the phases of ARIES Algorithm. [4]
(c) Explain 3 main properties of ARIES Algorithm [6]

7. Give an example of a database application in which the reserved-space method of


representing variable-length records is preferable to the pointer method. Explain
your answer. [16]

8. Explain the distinction between closed and open hashing. Discuss the relative
merits of each technique in database applications. [16]

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IV B.Tech I Semester Regular Examinations, November 2009
DATA BASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
( Common to Electronics & Communication Engineering, Electronics &
Instrumentation Engineering, Electronics & Control Engineering,

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Electronics & Telematics and Electronics & Computer Engineering)
Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80
Answer any FIVE Questions
All Questions carry equal marks
?????

1. What are the major disadvantages of file processing system? [16]

2. (a) Define all the variations of join operation, why special attention is given for
this?
(b) Define the division operation in terms of basic relational algebra operations.
Describe a typical query that calls for division. Unlike join, the division oper-
ator had not special attention in database, Explain. Why? [8+8]

3. For the following relational database, give the expressions in SQL. [16]
branch schema (branch name, branch city, assets) customer schema (customer name,
customer street, customer city) Loan schema (branch name, loan number, amount)
Borrower schema (customer name, Loan number) Account schema (branch name,
account number, balance) Depositer secham (Customer name, account number)

(a) Delete all of smiths account records?

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(b) Delete all loan amounts between $1300 and $1500?
(c) Delete all accounts at every branch located in perryridge?
(d) Update all balances to be increased by 5%?
(e) pay 5% interest on accounts whose balance average?
(f) find the names of all customers whos street address include substring ’Main’.
(g) Find average balance for each customer who lives in Harrison and at least
three accounts?
(h) Find all customer who have a loan at bank whose names are neither ’smith’
non ‘jones’.

4. (a) Explain about 4 Nf? Give one example?


(b) Explain about 5 Nf? Give one example? [8+8]

5. (a) What are the list of actions transaction can perform on a database objects.
Explain with suitable schedule. [8]
(b) What are the transaction isolation Levels in SQL. [8]

6. (a) What are the merits & demerits of using fuzzy dumps for media recovery. [6]
(b) Explain the phases of ARIES Algorithm. [4]
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(c) Explain 3 main properties of ARIES Algorithm [6]

7. List the physical storage media available on the computers youu use routinely. Give
the speed with which data can be accessed on each mediaum. [16]

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8. Suppose that we are using extendable hashing on a file that contains records with
the following search-key values: 2,3,5,7,11,17,19,23,29,31 Show the extendable hash
structure for this file if the hash function is h(x) = x mod 8 and buckets can hold
three records. [16]

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Code No: N0407 Set No. 4


IV B.Tech I Semester Regular Examinations, November 2009
DATA BASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
( Common to Electronics & Communication Engineering, Electronics &
Instrumentation Engineering, Electronics & Control Engineering,

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Electronics & Telematics and Electronics & Computer Engineering)
Time: 3 hours Max Marks: 80
Answer any FIVE Questions
All Questions carry equal marks
?????

1. (a) Explain the Transaction management in a database.


(b) Discuss the Query Processor of Database system structure. [8+8]

2. (a) What is a foreign key constraint? Why are such constraints important? What
is referential integrity?
(b) How many distinct tuples are in a relation instance with cardinality 22? [8+8]

3. (a) Explain in detail about the “Outer join” Operation.


(b) For the following relational database, give the expressions in SQL. [8+8]
Sailor schema (sailor id, sailorname, rating, Age) Reserves (sailor id, Boat)id,
day) Boat Schema(Boat id, boatname, color)
i. find the name and age of the oldest sailors?
ii. Count the No.of sailors?

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iii. Count the No.of different sailors names?
iv. Find the names who are older than the oldest sailors with rating of 10?

4. (a) Explain about 4 Nf? Give one example?


(b) Explain about 5 Nf? Give one example? [8+8]

5. (a) Explain how concurrency execution of transactions improves overall system


performance. [8]
(b) What are the transaction isolation Levels in SQL. [8]

6. (a) Explain different recovery techniques used in transaction failures. [8]


(b) Explain how does crash & media failure occurs . [8]

7. How does the remapping of bad sectors by disk controllers affect data retrieval rates
? [16]

8. (a) Compare the Ordered Indexing with Hashing.


(b) Compare Linear Hashing with extendable Hashing. [8+8]

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