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, database performance tuning, data warehousing, 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

Alvin Cheung

Course Assistants:
Nicholas Anderson
Shumo Chu
Kelly Jiang
Clara Lu
Jonathan Phippen
Amarpal Singh
Cindy Suripto
Lisa Zhang

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

Contact: Please use the discussion board.

Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 3:30pm-4:20pm, KNE 210.

(AA) Thursdays 8:30am-9:20am, MGH 271.
(AB) Thursdays 9:30am-10:20am, MGH 271.
(AC) Thursdays 10:30am-11:20pm, LOW 220.
(AD) Thursdays 12:30pm-1:20pm, SAV 138.