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.

Administrative Information

Instructor: Gang Luo (luogang at uw)

Teaching Assistants:

Robert Thompson robthomp at uw AA
Ryan W Maas maas at cs AB
Amarpal Singh amarpal at uw AC

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, you will get the fastest response by sending email to cse414-staff at cs, which will reach both the instructor and all TAs.

Lectures: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays from 3:30pm-4:20pm in HCK 132


AA Thursdays 12:30pm-1:20pm BAG 260
AB Thursdays 2:30pm-3:20pm HCK 132
AC Thursdays 3:30pm-4:20pm HCK 132