CISC 3500: Database Systems,
Spring 2023



  & Notes




Overview: This course covers extensively the foundations of database systems, with an introduction of related system topics. Topics to be covers include:

  • Introduction to Database Systems
  • Conceptual Database Design
  • Logical Database Design
  • Relational Algebra and Calculus
  • SQL DDL and DML
  • Storage and Indexing
  • Query Evaluation
  • Transaction Management

Instructor: Sanchuan Chen
       Department of Computer and Information Sciences

Class meeting time: Mon/Thu 2:30-3:45am (Rose Hill), Wed 6:00-8:45pm (Lincoln Center)

Class meeting room: JMH 331 (Rose Hill), LL307 (Lincoln Center)
Office hours: Mon/Thu 1:00-2:00pm (Rose Hill)

Class WWW site:
(Rose Hill)
(Lincoln Center)

Course Materials:

  • Textbook: Database Management Systems, 3rd edition, Raghu Ramakrishnan and Johannes Gehrke.