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Database Structures

Knowledge of and the ability to utilize appropriate database structures to organize and store data in a particular manner.

Behavior Statements

Proficiency Level 1 - Basic understanding

Describes basic types of database structures, platforms and organizations.

Lists the basic functions and features of installed database management systems.

Collects information about database structures from both conceptual and logical perspectives.

Identifies appropriate indexing methods for a specific database structure.

Proficiency Level 2 - Working experience

Conducts an analysis of business requirements and a feasibility study of database structuring proposals.

Assists in the design and construction of database internal connections and index logistics.

Defines content, file types and origins of data.

Provides approaches for data processing and data connection among different data files.

Debugs current database management systems and prepares for major potential data storing problems.

Proficiency Level 3 - Extensive experience

Determines an appropriate database structure based on demand analysis.

Develops demand documentation for the concept and implementation of database structures.

Anticipates underlying problems and limitations in the current database structure.

Directs migration considerations to and from other platforms and structures.

Decides business logics in database management systems and connections among different database structures.

Implements and operates multiple types of database structures, and troubleshoots complex problems associated with these structures.

Proficiency Level 4 - Subject matter depth and breadth

Provides insight into the building of database architecture and leading technologies.

Establishes a standardized procedure for database structures while addressing the completion of demand analysis.

Develops programming solutions for migration and integration of a variety of database structures.

Monitors technology industry trends and directions of database development.

Leads in the establishment and use of best practices for database management system operations.

Elaborates and presents information on past and future perspectives of indexing and processing methods under a specific database structure.

Interview Questions

  • How do you ensure proper data manipulation?
  • Tell me about your previous experience in dealing with database structures.
  • What are some common considerations in the preparation of database structure design?
  • What problems did you encounter when designing a database structure?

Titles with Shared Competencies