Advanced Database Systems
Goals and Objectives:
This is an advanced database course that will give you a good
understanding of the pieces of a database system and what is involved in
building one. I will also try to give you a feeling for the role of
databases in today's computing infrastructure and how this has evolved.
This is NOT a course on how to use databases, though you will arguably
be a better user if you have an understanding of what is going on "under
- Storage and File Organization
- Indexing and Hashing
- Transaction Processing
- Concurrency Control and Recovery
- Recovery Systems
- Query Processing
- Advanced Concepts
Database System Concepts. By Abraham Silberschatz, Henry F. Korth S.
Sudarshan, 4th Edition, 2002.
Fundamentals of Database Systems. By R. Elmasri and S. Navathe, 3rd
Database Systems: Concepts, Languages and Architectures. By P.
Atzeni, S. Ceri et.al., 1999.
- An Introduction to Database Systems, By C. J. Date, 7th Edition,
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