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

Teaching assistants:

Jennifer Ortiz, jortiz16@cs, Office hour: Wednesdays 3:30-4:20, CSE 490
Connor Moore, moorec22@cs, Office hour: Fridays 3:30-4:20, CSE 021
Chadi Moussi, cmoussi@cs, Office hour: Mondays 4:30-5:20, CSE 006


MWF 12:30-1:20pm, MGH 241


Th 9:30-10:20am SAV 131

Th 10:30-11:20am CMU 120


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.