Instructor: Evaggelia Pitoura

Textbooks (all books in library)


  • Database System Concepts, 3rd Ed. Abraham Silberschatz, Henry F. Korth, S. Sudarshan, McGraw-Hill 1997, ISBN 0-07-044756-X
  • Fundamentals of Database Systems, 2nd Ed. R. Elamsri, S. B. Navathe, Benjamin/Cummings, 1994
  • Recommended

  • A First Course in Database Systems. J. D. Ullman and J. Widom, Prentice Hall, 1997
  • Database Management Systems R. Ramakrishnan, Mc Graw Hill 1997

  • DB2 Project (in Greek)


    Handouts (in Greek)

    Course Outline
    Database Resources
    Example of an Entity/Relationship Diagram (figure missing)
    SQL tutorial
    Assignment 1 The E/R and the Relational models.
    Assignment 2 Relational Algebra, Relational Calculus, SQL.
    Assignment 2 (Part B) SQL Programming Assignment.
    Assignment 3 Functional Dependencies. Logical Database Design.
    Programming Assignment
    The University Library Database
    Part 1 New Due Date: 11/12/98
    Part 2

    Interesting Links

  • ACM Sigmod
  • Data Engineering Bulletin

  • Interesting Readings

  • On the Future of Database Research: The Asilomar Report on Database Research
  • Database Systems: A Textbook Case of Research Paying Off

  • Database Courses on the Web

    Stanford University
    University of Maryland
    Minibase DBMS - Database Group, University of Wisconsin
    University of Crete