CS 286A. Introduction to Database Systems

Catalog Description: Access methods and file systems to facilitate data access. Hierarchical, network, relational, and object-oriented data models. Query languages for models. Embedding query languages in programming languages. Database services including protection, integrity control, and alternative views of data. High-level interfaces including application generators, browsers, and report writers. Introduction to transaction processing. Database system implementation to be done as term project.

Units: 4.0

Prerequisites: Computer Science 61B and 61C.

Credit Restrictions: Students will receive no credit for CS 286A after taking CS 186.

Fall: 3.0 hours of lecture and 1.0 hours of discussion per week
Spring: 3.0 hours of lecture and 1.0 hours of discussion per week

Grading basis: letter

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

Class Schedule (Spring 2018):
TuTh 11:00AM - 12:29PM, Dwinelle 155 – Mehul A Shah

Class Schedule (Fall 2018):
TuTh 5:00PM - 6:29PM, Pimentel 1 –

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