Magdalena Balazinska, magda@cs, Office hour: Tuesdays 9am-10am, CSE 584
Ryan Maas, maas@cs, Office hour: Thursdays 2:30pm-3:30pm, CSE 220

Teaching assistants:

Tomer Kaftan (head TA), tomerk11@cs, Office hour: Wednesdays 1:30pm-2:30pm, CSE 021
Nicholas Anderson, nja4@cs, Office hour: Fridays 3pm-4pm, CSE 021
Jason Tan, jct96@cs, Office hour: Fridays 1:30pm-2:30pm, Fifth Floor Breakout
Rajiv Veeraraghavan, rajiv92@cs, Office hour: Mondays 4:30pm-5:30pm, CSE 220
Zhitao (Reid) Zhang, zzt124@cs, Office hour: Mondays 2:30pm-3:30pm, CSE 007


MF 10:30-11:20am, GWN 301

W 10:30-11:20am, HCK 132


Th 9:30-10:20am MGH 231

Th 10:30-11:20am MGH 241

Th 11:30-12:20pm MGH 241


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 through 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.