Why databases?: Sign up on Canvas and Piazza, then read the Codd paper and post answers to the questions.
Homework 1: SQL. Basic SQL exercises on Amazon RDS with Oracle. Amazon RDS connection details are posted on Canvas.
Homework 2: GWT/Node.js and relational schema design. Please see further details in Canvas.
Homework 3: Mapping across data representations. Please see further details in Canvas.
Homework 4: XML and XQuery. You can use BaseX (Windows)or BaseX (Mac/Ubuntu) for the XQuery engine.
Homework 5: Relational Evaluation and Performance.
Final Project Specs