CS 425: Database Organization - Fall 2013





Course Overview

10:00 am - 11:15 am, Tuesdays + Thursdays, SB 104

Databases management systems are a crucial part of most large-scale industry and open-source systems. This course familiarizes students with important concepts of database systems and design. We will learn how to design a database using the Entity-Relationship model, how query and modify a database using the declarative SQL language, and study APIs for write application programs that use a database system to persist data. Furthermore, the course given an overview of important database systems techniques such as indexing, query optimization and execution, concurrency control, and recovery.

Students will develop a database application as a course project. Starting from assessing the application requirements, over designing the database schema, and implementing the application.



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Course Objectives

After attending the course students should be able to: