6.814 Database Systems

Class Info

Topics related to the engineering and design of database systems, including data models; database and schema design; schema normalization and integrity constraints; query processing; query optimization and cost estimation; transactions; recovery; concurrency control; isolation and consistency; distributed, parallel and heterogeneous databases; adaptive databases; trigger systems; pub-sub systems; semi structured data and XML querying. Lecture and readings from original research papers. Semester-long project and paper. Students taking graduate version complete different assignments. Enrollment may be limited.

This class has 6.033, 6.006, and 6.046 as prerequisites.

6.814 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Fall semester, and will be instructed by S. R. Madden.

Lecture occurs 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 32-155.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

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