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Data warehousing (CS614)
Assignment # 04 (GRADED)
Total marks = 20
Deadline Date = 10-August-2015

Please carefully read the following instructions before attempting the assignment.

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Question no. 1:

Consider the following table:


Player_ID Player_Name Team_ID Pool_ID
WI-06 Richordson WI A
PK-05 Misbah PK A
SA-07 AB Devillier SA B
AU-01 Steve Waugh AU B
PK-01 Hafiz PK A
AU-04 Maxwell AU B
WI-01 Ambrose WI A
SA-09 Dal Styn SA B

Consider the following query:

SELECT Count (Player_Team.Pool_ID) AS CountOfPool_ID
FROM Player_Team
GROUP BY Player_Team.Pool_ID;

Answer the following questions:

1. You need to identify the number of clusters from this data.
2. Secondly, you have to identify whether the given clustering is one way or two way clustering. Your answer should support by valid reasons.

Question no. 2:

Consider the following tables:


Player_ID Player_Name Team
PK-01 Wasim Pakistan
PK-02 Misbah Pakistan
SA-03 AB Devillier South Africa


Award_ID Match_ID Player_ID
01 01 PK-01
01 02 PK-01
02 03 PK-02
01 04 SA-03

Consider the following query:

Select * from Player P, Award A where P.Team= ‘Pakistan’ and A.Award_ID = ‘01’ and P.Player_ID = A.Player_ID

Suppose this query is executed using Naive Nested-Loop join (i.e. there is no index created on both Player and Award tables). Mention that which table should be the Outer table to get minimum I/O by manually calculating the cost in both cases i.e. when “Player” is outer table and when “Award” is outer table.

Note: You need to mention the calculations in your solutions where required.

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Replies to This Discussion

solution ma table ka snapshot b dena ha?????


M not sure if ma solution for Q:2 is right or wrong,but i just have tried to solve it,, correct it if it's wrong...and use it if it's correct  JAZAKALLAH KHAIR

Is this correct or join table ka dusra table bahe da do



please upload the first Question 

Idea about cluster indexing


 One way clustering make separate grouping for  objects and features...whereas two way clustering take the relationships of both

In Question No. 1, we may say that there are two number of clusters.

What is the role of the given query in the solution of question No. 1    ???

according to me in second question we have to solve the query using naive nested loop and then use the join cost formula.. wht say?? 

koe to solution de yar

mere bhi agr kisi ko solution ata hai to plzzz send kr do time boht km reh gya .doc file bej do plzzzzz abi cs401 ki submit krwani hai


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