CS3431. Database Systems I
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Required Textbook / Reading

In most classes, we will follow the required textbook below. It is strongly advised to have access to this book for the entire term.
A First Course in Database systems.
Third Edition, 2008.
Jeffrey D. Ullman and Jennifer D. Widom
Prentice Hall.
ISBN: 013600637X
URL: The Prentice-Hall (Pearson Store) Web Page

Other Recommended Books / Reading

If you are interested in databases, you may want to buy the complete version of the above required text book, including database implementation aspects. The first part of this complete book is what is used for cs3431, and the second part of this complete book is currently used for CS 4432. Buying the combined book will be cheaper than buying the 2 books separately.

Database Systems: The Complete Book, Second Edition
Hector Garcia-Molina, Jeffrey D. Ullman and Jennifer D. Widom
Prentice Hall, 2009.
ISBN: 9780131873254
URL: The Prentice-Hall (Pearson Ed) Web Page

There are several other excellent database textbooks available, which cover the syllabus for this course, and you may also find them useful for reference.