WITS COMS4039: Distributed Databases, Second semester 2016



This year's offering substantially draws on the materials originally developed by for UC Berkeley CS186 course. Many thanks to Prof. Joe Hellerstein and the CS186 team for their generous assistance and permission to use their materials.



WeekDayTopicReadingHW AssignedEventTutorial HandoutsExtra resources
1 Tue 12/07 Introduction to COMS4039
Architecture of a DBMS
R&G Ch1
G&U&W 1.2
2 Tue 19/07 Out-of-core sorting and hashing R&G 9.1, 13.1-13.4
G&U&W 15.4.1
3 Tue 26/07 Out-of-core sorting and hashing contd. Tutorial 1
4 Tue 02/08 Query execution
Iterators
R&G 12.3.4
5 Tue 09/08 PUBLIC HOLIDAY
6 Tue 16/08 Join algorithms
7 Tue 23/08 Joint algorithms contd.
8 STUDY BREAK
9 Wed 07/09 Disc space management
10 Wed 14/09 Buffer pool management
11 Wed 21/09 UNIVERSITY CLOSED
12 Wed 28/09 UNIVERSITY CLOSED
13 Wed 05/10 UNIVERSITY CLOSED
14 Wed 12/10 Indexes
15 TBD FINAL EXAM

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