Magdalena Balazinska, magda@cs, Office hour: Wednesdays 4:30-5:20, CSE 584

Teaching assistants:

Brandon Haynes, bhaynes@cs, Office hour: Fridays 13:30-14:20, CSE 220
Megan Hopp, hoppm@cs, Office hour: Tuesdays 10:30-11:30, CSE 218
Yiwei Pi, yiweip@cs, Office hour: Mondays 10:30-11:20, CSE 218


MWF 2:30-3:20pm, JHN 175


Th 9:30-10:20am, JHN 022

Th 10:30-11:20am, JHN 022


Recommended: Database Management Systems (third edition), Raghu Ramakrishnan and Johannes Gehrke
Also works: Database Systems: The Complete Book, Hector Garcia-Molina, Jeffrey Ullman, Jennifer Widom

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In this class, we build a small database management system, called SimpleDB, in Java though a series of labs. This lab series was originally developed by Prof. Sam Madden at MIT. In 444, we are working together with the MIT team on extending and enhancing this lab series.