This is an advanced courses in the area of databases, with a focus on issues
of database systems implementation. Topics to be covered include:
file system organization and file access methods, query processing and
optimization, transaction processing (concurrency control and recovery),
parallel and distributed databases, and recent trends and future
Note: INFS-760 is a continuation of the introcuctory database course: INFS-614 : Database Management. However, the emphasis of INFS-614 is how to work with database systems, whereas the emphasis of INFS-760 is how database systems work.
INFS-614: Database Management
Note: prerequisites are strictly enforced!
Two exams and four or five homework assignments (approximate weights are indicated in parenthesis):