COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY COMS 6113

Introduction

Eugene Wu

Prereqs

Goal

How?

Lectures

Participation

Assignments

Research projects

Rough Grades

TODOs

Short DB History

Life of a query from Architecture of a database system

User wants to run a query. Now what?

We will look at many questions

Will contrast with general systems concepts when appropriate

The DBMS is one of the two major classes of software systems. Other is OS.

Resources

Reading papers

Research