Data Base Management Systems代写
Due: Friday (15/01/2016) in week 8
Submit your assignment to Moodle
(Link to submit assignment is available at the top of the course Moodle site)
General Information and requirement
You need to reference external material other than the text in order to complete this
assignment successfully. ALL use of external sources must be cited in Harvard format.
Plagiarism detection will be used in this assessment.
In this assignment, you must produce a brief literature review related to the following topic:
As in all areas of information technology. Data Base Management Systems (DBMSs) are constantly
changing and improving. Research how businesses are using DBMSs, and write a report of your
findings. Address the following issues:
1. Which popular DBMS products are based on the relational data model?
2. Which DBMS products are based on a logical model other than the relational data model?
3. What are the relative strengths and weaknesses of the different types (relational versus other
logical models) of DBMSs?
Your submission should cite at least five references. All references should be academic (journal
and conference papers or edited book chapters) and as contemporaneous as possible (no more
than 7 years old).
What you need to submit
You are required to submit a single document of around 2500 to 3000 words in Microsoft
Word format (.doc or .docx).
Marking Criteria Mark Mark
Literature Review Range Given
Limited or no literature reviewed; poorly discussed and summarized;
little or no linkage or relevance to the topic.
0 - 4
Adequate literature reviewed; reasonable discussion and summary;
linkage or relevance of the paper to the topic could be clearer.
5 - 10
Extensive and/or well targeted literature selection; good discussion
and summary where topic linkage and relevance is clearly established.
Understanding of the literature is clearly demonstrated
11 - 15
Clarity of Expression
Review poorly written and/or concepts and ideas are not clearly
0 - 2
The review is written to an acceptable standard and ideas and
concepts are communicated effectively
3 - 4
The review is extremely well written. It is concise, yet ideas and
concepts are communicated exceptionally well
Referencing (deduction of 1 per error to maximum of 5) deduction:
Note: this criteria relates to citation format or omission errors (i.e.
source appears in reference list but not cited or not cited correctly).
Plagiarism (unreferenced/copied) material will result in a referral to Head
of School for further action. Severe penalties apply should plagiarism be
TOTAL 0 - 20