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Ideas for a computer science project

Discussion in 'Mac Programming' started by Dman90, Jun 27, 2011.

  1. macrumors newbie

    #1
    Hi guys,

    I need some ideas for my computer science project.

    I want it to be database based.

    Any ideas welcomed.

    Thanks.

    Dman.
     
  2. Moderator

    robbieduncan

    Staff Member

    #2
    I think you'll have to give us more information. How long should this project take? At what level? For example I could suggest you implement your own RDMS but that might be way too long/difficult.
     
  3. macrumors 68040

    lee1210

    #3
    An auto-indexing system based on tracking of poorly performing queries, their explain plans, and what index will provide the most improvement for the smallest disk cost without over-specializing to a particular query. The optimizer itself can't negatively affect the performance of the system and the indexes must be added live.

    GO!

    -Lee
     
  4. macrumors 603

    #4
    You could demonstrate a SQL injection attack, and the mitigation of it.

    Google search terms: little bobby tables


    We could use something like that in this very forum. Or was the original post the inspiration?
     
  5. macrumors newbie

    #5
    a bit of background

    Hi,

    i'm a final year computer science student is London.

    I wanted to do a final year project based on database technologies.

    So far, I've been thinking of creating a website that connects to the database and does something smart.

    thanks.
     
  6. macrumors regular

    #6
    well that narrows it down...;)
     
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    robbieduncan

    Staff Member

    #7
    That sounds amazingly generic. Have you asked your department for ideas? Examples of what scores well?

    My final year project at Edinburgh was to implement an Agent-Oriented programming language in Concurrent ML.
     
  8. macrumors newbie

    #8
    no I have not asked my department yet. I start uni again in september and wanted some ideas before that.

    I want some ideas for a project that uses databases, any ideas.
     
  9. macrumors regular

    #9
    Well the "website connected to a database" is the least interesting part of what you have so far... the "smart" part is where you need to do some brainstorming.
     
  10. macrumors 603

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