Database Systems 2019/20

This lecture is offered in English.



  • The OLAT course is available here. The password required to enter the course, can be found here. The lecture slides and regulations are uploaded there.
  • Regulations are discussed in the first lecture (29.10.2019).
  • All important information, notifications and materials will be sent over OLAT.


The lecture is held at:

  • Tuesday, 11:45-13:15, 42-110    (First lecture is on 29.10.2019)
  • Thursday, 15:30-17:00, 52-207


Starting from 06.11.2019 the exercises will be held at:

  • Wednesday, 08:15-09:45, 13-305 (Marc Dörr)
  • Wednesday, 15:30-17:00, 42-110 (Shalini Bani)


To solve some of the assignments, the database dumps Uni DB and TPC-H (Links only available within the university network) are required.

English Literature

  • Elmasri, R., & Navathe, S.: Fundamentals of database systems (Seventh edition, global edition.). Pearson, 2017 Library
  • Garcia-Molina, H., Ullman, J. D., & Widom, J.: Database Systems: The Complete Book. 2. edition, new international edition. Harlow: Pearson, 2014 Library
  • Silberschatz, A., Korth, H. F., & Sudarshan, S.: Database system concepts (6. ed.). McGraw-Hill, 2011 Library
  • Ramakrishnan, R., Gehrke, J.: Database Management Systems, 3. Auflage, McGraw-Hill, 2008 Library 
  • Samet, H.: Foundations of multidimensional and metric data structures. Amsterdam [u.a.]: Elsevier/Morgan Kaufmann, 2006 Library
  • Weikum, G., Vossen, G.: Transactional Information Systems. Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, 2002 Library

German Literature

  • Härder, T., Rahm, E.: Datenbanksysteme – Konzepte und Techniken der Implementierung, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2001 Library
  • Elmasri, R., Navathe, S. B.: Grundlagen von Datenbanksystemen, Ausgabe Grundstudium, 3. Auflage, Pearson Studium, 2005 Library
  • Kemper, A., Eickler, A.: Datenbanksysteme – Eine Einführung, 7. Auflage, Oldenbourg-Verlag, 2009 Library
  • Kemper, A., Wimmer, M.: Übungsbuch Datenbanksysteme, 2. Auflage, Oldenbourg-Verlag, 2009 Library


Prof. Dr.-Ing. Sebastian Michel

M.Sc Nico Schäfer




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