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: Kevin Zatloukal (kevinz at cs)

Teaching Assistants:

Weston Wei wenhuanw at cs AA
Rajiv Veeraraghavan rajiv92 at cs AB
Antony Liu xukail at cs AC
Lisa Zhang zq0605 at cs AC
Ryan Maas maas at cs AD

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 THO 101


AA Thursdays 12:30pm-1:20pm SAV 132
AB Thursdays 1:30pm-2:20pm SAV 137
AC Thursdays 2:30pm-3:20pm SAV 137
AD Thursdays 3:30pm-4:20pm MGH 254