CS4432. Database Systems II
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Required Textbook / Reading

  We will follow the required textbook below. It is strongly advised to have access to this book for the entire term.
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

Online Material Related to the Book

Useful material related to this book can be found at the open access Author Website. In particular, it includes Power Point slides, teaching notes, assignments, projects, Oracle Programming Guidelines, and solutions to selected exercises, for your perusal.

As you may already know, this book has also been used as a "Recommened Book" the first course in databases at WPI (CS3431). That is, roughly the first 10 chapters of this book are covered by CS3431, while the next 10 chapters are covered by CS4432.

Other References / Reading

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