Prerequisite, CPSC 230, or 236. CPSC 308 is an introductory course on data management, with emphasis on database systems for organizations. Students will learn the fundamentals of data storage and retrieval, gaining hands-on experience with the Structured Query Language (SQL) and a contemporary relational database management system. Students will also be exposed to advances in NoSQL technologies, which provide alternative storage mechanisms for noisy and unstructured data. Students majoring in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or Computer Information Systems may not use CPSC 308 to fulfill major requirements. (Offered spring semester.) 3 credits. Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite, CPSC 230, or 236; Sophomore standing required.