CPSC 437/537: Database Systems (Fall 2017)

Time: TTh, 9:00am - 10:15am
Location: WLH 119

Instructor: Avi Silberschatz (AKW 308, avi@cs.yale.edu)
Office Hours: By appointment

TA: Nicole Salomons (AKW 504, nicole.salomons@yale.edu)
Office Hours: Thu, 10:30am - 12:00pm

TA: Omid Alipourfard (AKW 214, omid.alipourfard@yale.edu)
Office Hours: Tue, 3pm - 4pm

Textbook: Database System Concepts, Sixth Edition

Course description: An introduction to database systems. Data modeling. The relational model and the SQL query language. Relational database design, integrity constraints, functional dependencies, and normal forms. Implementation of databases: file structures, indexing, query processing, transactions, concurrency control, recovery systems, and security.