Catalog Description: Implementation of data base systems on modern hardware systems. Considerations concerning operating system design, including buffering, page size, prefetching, etc. Query processing algorithms, design of crash recovery and concurrency control systems. Implementation of distributed data bases and data base machines.

Units: 3

Prerequisites: COMPSCI 162 and COMPSCI 186; or COMPSCI 286A.

Fall: 3.0 hours of lecture per week
Spring: 3.0 hours of lecture per week

Grading basis: letter

Final exam status: Written final exam conducted during the scheduled final exam period