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Nova: Database Topics

Nova: Database Topics

Frequently Asked Questions about databases hosted on the University of Maryland University College UNIX servers:

Database Topics:

  1. What Graduate Database Lab Server do I connect to?
    Click here (opens in a new window) for a map of which database server to connect to for your class.

  2. Accessing Nova-based SQL accounts through
    For undergraduate classes on Nova and DBST651, you can access your database account from your Nova account using the command line, or through a web browser by entering the following in the address field of your browser: (opens in a new window)

    Note: To access the undergraduate course database, choose acad from the drop down list; to access the graduate course database choose grad

  3. Accessing DBCourse-based SQL accounts through APEX
    For graduate courses on dbcourse servers, you can access sqlplus from your Nova account using the command line, or through a web interface using APEX.
    For information about using APEX, please visit the University of Maryland University College Graduate School Database Lab (opens in a new window) and click on Using APEX.

  4. Database Lab How-to
    The Database Lab How-to (opens in a new window) provides more basic setup and advanced database information.