This course will introduce the basics of modern data management. You will learn about data modeling, query languages, transactions, performance tuning, building database applications, large scale data processing, and many other topics. By the end of the course, you will understand much about how the real-world databases that touch our daily lives are designed, built, and maintained.


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Administrative Information

Name Email @cs Regular Office Hours (always check schedule)
Instructor Trevor Perrier tperrier Monday 10:00 - 12:00 (2nd Floor Breakout)
Wednesday 11:00 - 12:00 (CSE 220)
Teaching Assistants Ryan Maas maas Tuesday 11:30 - 12:30 (2nd Floor Breakout)
Rob Thompson robthomp at cs Friday 13:10 - 14:10 (2nd Floor Breakout)

See the calendar for up-to-date office hours.

Please use the discussion board whenever possible. The answer to your question is likely to be helpful to others in the class, and by using the discussion board, it will be available to them as well. For grading or other private matters, please contact tperrier at cs or use the anonymous feedback form.

Lectures: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays from 2:20 - 3:30 in EEB 037


AA Thursdays 2:20 - 3:30 EEB 045
AB Thursdays 1:10pm-2:10pm EEB 045