Prof. Moshe Vardi
Email: vardi at cs+rice+edu
Office: DH 3096, x5977.
Office hours: by appointment.
Sumit Nain (Sumit.Nain at at at rice ... edu)
Office hours: 3-4 PM, Tues/Thurs, or by appointment.
Office: DH 3097. ext 5731
Direct questions about the class to the Teaching Assistant.
Recommended Book: PostgreSQL:Introduction and Concepts by Bruce Momjian
Recommended Book: Practical PostgreSQL by John Worsley and Joshua Drake
Detailed course summary
COMP 430 provides the student with a thorough introduction to the fundamentals of relational database systems, preparing them to be sophisticated users, applications programmers, and database administrators.
On the assignments, you may discuss the problems with other students in general terms, such as strategies to approach the problem, and issues regarding clarification and understanding of problems. You may not collaborate with other students in the particular details of a problem's solution or in the actual writing of solutions. Using resources outside of those linked to from the course webpage is not allowed and will be considered plagiarism.
The exams must be entirely your own work.
Any student with a disability requiring accomodations in this class is encouraged to contact the instructor. Alternatively, students could contact the Coordinator for Disabled Student Services in the RMC Cloisters.