CSCI 5559 - Database Systems



Spring 2015 - CSCI 5559 - Class #12580



This course covers the design and implementation of traditional relational database systems as well as advanced data management systems. The course will treat fundamental principles of databases such as the relational model, conceptual design, and schema refinement. It will also cover core database implementation issues including storage and indexing, query processing and optimization, and transaction management. In this course, we will also discuss challenges in modern data management systems, including an introduction to Big Data management systems.


Time and Location:

M-W 2:00pm-3:15pm, CU BLDG 1000



Name: Farnoush Banaei-Kashani
Email: farnoush.banaei-kashani(at)ucdenver(dot)edu
Office: Lawrence Street Center (LSC) - Room #810
Office Hours: Mon-Wed 3:30pm-5:00pm & Wed 12:00pm-2:00pm (By appointment only)


Teaching Assistant:

Name: Shahab Helmi
Email: shahab.helmi(at)ucdenver(dot)edu
Office: Lawrence Street Center (LSC) - Room #824
Office Hours: Tue 11:30am-1:00pm & Fri 3:30pm-5:00pm



Title: Database Management Systems, Third Edition
Authors: Raghu Ramakrishnan and Johannes Gehrke
ISBN: 0-07-246563-8
Description: ©2003 / Hardcover / 1104 pages
Publication Date: August 2002

Available at Auraria Campus Bookstore.


Course Materials:

Available through Canvas.




Last updated: 01/15/15