In this course, we will introduce the basics of modern data management. You will learn about schema design, data modeling, query languages, building database applications, transactions, and many other topics. Through lectures, sections, and assignments, you will learn about and understand how real-world databases work, and how they touch upon many aspects of our daily lives.

Administrative Information

Dan Suciu

Course Assistants:
Allison Chou, aachou at
Jingchen Hu, jingchen at
Jonathan Leang, jleang at
Peter Li, pzli97 at
Mathew Luo, hanl8 at
Rajiv Veeraraghavan, rajiv92 at

Please see calendar for up-to-date office hours information.

Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 1:30pm-2:20pm, EEB 125.

(AA) Thursdays 9:30am-10:20am, MGH 295 (Allison & Jonathan).
(AB) Thursdays 10:30am-11:20am, EEB 025 (Rajiv & Jingchen).
(AC) Thursdays 11:30am-12:20pm, GLD 435 (Rajiv & Jingchen).
(AD) Thursdays 12:30pm-1:20pm, SAV 138 (Peter & Mathew).