CSE 444: Introduction to Database Systems, Winter 2000
Instructor: Scott L. Vandenberg
Office: 311 Sieg Hall
Office Phone: (206)543-9347
Office Hours: Tue 10-12; Wed 2-3; and by appointment
TA: Bart Niswonger (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Office Hours: Mon 10:30-11:25 (Sieg 226a); Thu 1:30-2:30 (Sieg 231/232)
Meetings: Mon, Wed, Fri 11:30AM-12:20PM, EE1, room 045
Database Management Systems, 2nd edition
by Raghu Ramakrishnan, McGraw-Hill, 1999
Welcome to the CSE 444 Home Page.
Please keep in mind that this document is not static, and that new
information will be added frequently (particularly to the Announcements
section). You are expected to check this page often for announcements and
- The DBMS software we use will be SQL/Server, made by an obscure
software company in Redmond. That will be made available to you
on campus (in the Sieg hall labs). We will use additional software to
complete the project, including some programs to make your databases
accessible from the web.
- Class email list: Please subscribe by sending email to
email@example.com, with the line "subscribe cse444" in the
A link to an archive for the list is below. Email sent to
firstname.lastname@example.org will go to all list members (students, TA, and
instructor). You can post questions there; we will post answers and
- Midterm Question&Answer Session: Saturday Feb. 5, 10:30-11:30,
EE1 037. Bart will be there; Scott will not.
- No Office Hours Wednesday March 8
- Extra Office Hours: Scott will hold the following office
hours during final exam week: Monday 1:30-3:30, Tuesday 10-12, and
Wednesday 11-12. If you need to see me at other times, please email
me for an appointment.