Realization of Database Systems SS 2011




July, 11th, 2011

Possible Schedules for Oral Examinations

  • August, 1st until August, 16th
  • September 12th until September 16th.

Please ask our secretary for an appointment.


July, 11th, 2011

Update of Exercise Sheet 8

Please note, exercise 8.1 a) (E3) was updated. Thans Bo Zhang for the hint.


July, 5th, 2011

Change in Room Planning #3

Starting on July 6th until the rest of this semester, we will have our exercise in 36-336.


May 27, 2011

Update of Exercise Sheet 3


May 24, 2011

Change in Room Planning #2

From this week on, the exercise will be in room 48-462.


May 11, 2011

Change in Room Planning

Due to a conflict in the room planning,

the exercises will NOT be held in 48-462!

Instead, they will take place in 36-336.


May 9, 2011

Update of Exercise Sheet 1
Please note, exercise 1.2 was updated

April 28, 2011

Start of exercises
The exercises will start on Wednesday, May 11, 2011

March 29,

Start of lectures

The lectures will start on Thursday, April 28, 2011.


Chapter 0: Introduction

Chapter 1: Architecture of Database Systems

Chapter 2: I/O Architectures and Storage Hierarchies

Chapter 3: Files and Segments

Chapter 4: DB Buffer Management

Chapter 5: Storage Structures

Chapter 6: Tree-Based Access Paths

Chapter 7: Hash-Based Access Paths

Chapter 8: Secondary and Hierarchical Access Paths

Chapter 9: Multi-Dimensional Access Paths

Chapter 10: Record-Oriented Db Interface

Chapter 11: Table Operations - Implementation

Chapter 12: Set-Oriented DB Interface


Further reading

Important links

Organizational matters

Course hours

Tuesday: 8:15 pm - 9:45 pm, 48-462

Thursday: 8:15 pm - 9:45 pm, 48-462

(Start: Thursday, April 28, 2011)


Exercise hours

Wednesday, 3:30 am - 5:00 am, 48-462
(Start Wednesday, May 11, 2011)


Office of the Teaching Area: Information Systems

Office hours: Mo. - Fr., 08:00 am - 11:00 am

36/332, 205-4031


Härder, T., Rahm, E.: Datenbanksysteme - Konzepte und Techniken der Implementierung 

2. Auflage, Morgan Kaufmann, 2001

Gray, J., Reuter, A.: Transaction Processing: Concepts und Techniques

Morgan Kaufmann, San Mateo, Kalifornien, 1993  

O’Neil, P.: Database—Principles, Programming, Performance

Morgan Kaufmann, 1994.

Mitschang, B.: Anfrageverarbeitung in Datenbanksystemen — Entwurfs- und Implementierungskonzepte

Reihe Datenbanksysteme, Vieweg, 1995.

Rahm, E.: Hochleistungs-Transaktionssysteme

Vieweg-Verlag, 1993

Saake, G., Heuer, A., Sattler, K.-U.: Datenbanken: Implementierungstechniken

MITP, 2005.

Stallings, W.: Betriebssysteme – Prinzipien und Umsetzung

4. Ed., Pearson Studium, 2003

Ramakrishnan, R., Gehrke, J.: Database Management Systems

McGraw-Hill, 2004

Contact person

Theo Härder

Daniel Schall

Andreas M. Weiner