Are pocket calculators allowed in the Tissnet test?

Preliminary discussion for the exam - VU database systems from November 30th, 2016

Preliminary discussion for the VU database systems examination from November 30th. 2016 Reinhard Pichler Wolfgang Fischl Department of Databases and Artificial Intelligence Institute for Information Systems Vienna University of Technology Contents of the examination I Examination material I Examination questions I Grading examination material Basic principle: Understanding of the lecture slides Additional sources: I Exercise part: IIII Examples on the LVA homepage Independently solved exercise examples PostgreSQL and JDBC Documentation lecture part: Kemper-Buch II chap. 7–11, chap. 16 chap. 3 and 4 if necessary for query processing Exam questions The exam will consist of 3 parts: I Exercise part (40%): Code examples with SQL, PL / pgSQL and JDBC I Lecture part (40%): arithmetic tasks “on physical data organization,” query processing, transaction management , Error handling, multi-user synchronization and distributed database systems I General comprehension questions (20%): 10 true / false questions on the entire material (i.e. exercise part and / or lecture part) Grading Admission requirements for the examination: I Proper registration for the VU Requirements for a positive certificate : I Overall result: A total of at least 50 points (out of 100 possible points) must be achieved from the laboratory exercises and the written exam. Partial result: At least 37.5 points (out of a possible 75 points) must be achieved in the written test. Validity of the laboratory exercise points: I The laboratory exercise points are valid until the end of the summer semester 2017. For the examinations from the winter semester 2017/2018 onwards, the laboratory exercise part must also be completed again. Grading clef (max. Total number of points: 100): total points (p) p & lt; 50 or & lt; 37.5 for the written test 50 ≤ p ≤ 61 61 & lt; p 74 74 & lt; p ≤ 87 p & gt; 87 Grade 5 4 3 2 1 Certificate I It is possible to take two exams (out of the four dates). The points on the exercise part are retained for these two attempts. I Anyone who has submitted a solution to one of the exercise examples and did not take an exam by the end of the summer semester 2017 will receive a negative report at the end of the summer semester 2017. I Only for the LVA registration (without submission of exercises and without taking an examination) no certificate is issued. Registration and deregistration I dates I Registration and deregistration dates II Main date: Thursday, January 12, 2017, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 3 secondary dates in the summer semester 2017: III March 14, 2017, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 3. May 2017, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. June 22, 2017, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. It is essential to observe the information in TISS! If changes are necessary, the information in the TISS applies. Registration and de-registration I Registration and de-registration are carried out via TISS. I The registration is usually activated approx. 2 weeks before the exam date and is possible up to 2 days before the exam. I Deregistration is possible until the day of the examination. Important: Please cancel your registration if you do not want to take the exam. Otherwise you will block a place! I I Register for appointment A (Audi. Max.), On a waiting list if required. The actual lecture hall allocation takes place the day before the exam, you will find out the allocation via TISS. Everyone on the waiting list will get a place. You absolutely need a valid email address in TISS! Procedure of the examination I Rules of the game “” Timing of the examination I The time afterwards I Rules of the game “” Examination information (= solution sheets): ”I Immediately after handing out the student number and name on the solution sheet. I have photo ID ready. I Work with a ballpoint pen. I Only hand in the official answer sheets. Rules of the game “” Examination documents: I Everyone is allowed to take one (!) Hand-written A4 sheet (e.g. with formulas, code excerpts, etc.) with them. I No other documents are allowed (especially no slides, books, listings, etc.) Electronic aids: I Only a normal “pocket calculator” is allowed, especially no notebook, no mobile phone, etc. Questions: II Communication with colleagues is invariably not allowed (not even I just asked something ”). “If you have any questions, please point out. Rules of the game “” Leaving the lecture hall: I It is not possible to leave the lecture hall during the exam (i.e. you can of course leave the HS, but you cannot continue the exam afterwards). I It is possible to hand in the lecture hall early and leave it (quietly) up to 5 minutes before the end of the exam. I It is not allowed to leave the lecture hall in the last 5 minutes (to avoid chaos during the handover). Timetable lecture hall: I I I Please come to the right “lecture hall. ”Important: It is essential to check the correct lecture hall on the day of the TISS exam! Seating arrangement “: 1 row and at least 2 seats are left blank”. Exam duration: I 100 minutes of pure working time I When all examination information has been distributed, the exact submission time is announced (i.e. written on the board, if available). The time after the announcement of the results: I The sample solutions are put on the web. I The result will be published in the TUWEL. I Grades are transferred to the TISS after they have been viewed. I Duration of the exam correction: a maximum of 4 weeks. Inspection: I After the results have been announced or after the holidays (applies to examinations in January and June if required). I The time and place will be announced by email via TISS. You absolutely need a valid email address in TISS!