This course is a comprehensive study of the internals of modern database management systems. It will cover the core concepts and fundamentals of the components that are used in both high-performance transaction processing systems (OLTP) and large-scale analytical systems (OLAP). The class will stress both efficiency and correctness of the implementation of these ideas. All class projects will be in the context of a real in-memory, multi-core database system. The course is appropriate for graduate students in software systems and for advanced undergraduates with dirty systems programming skills.

  • Course Info

    • Time: Mon/Wed 3:00 - 4:20
    • Location: GHC 4303
    • On-line Discussion: Piazza
  • Acknowledgements

    Special thanks to the following companies for equipment donations and/or support for course development.