CS3010 Introduction to Databases
(Spring 2015)

Course Description

CS3010 provides a basic introduction to relational database management systems (DBMSs). The course is designed to provide you with both an external and an internal view of relational DBMSs. Topics related to the external view will allow you to use a relational DBMS. Topics related to the internal view have been selected to give you an understanding of the fundamental database concepts and implementation techniques that are used in relational database engines. The course will cover the following topics:

Teaching Staff and Office Hours

Instructor: Manish Singh, msingh [at] iith.ac.in
Office Hours: Tuesday 10:30 -- 11:30 am.

Teaching Assistants:

Course Logistics

Lectures are in LH1 on Tuesday 8:30 – 10:00 am and Thursday 5:30 – 7:00 pm. All course materials will be posted in Moodle.

The official DBMS lab hours is on Friday between 2:30 – 5:30 pm. However, the lab is not an in-class lab (attendance is not compulsory). You can do the assignments at your convenient time and TAs would do the evaluation offline.