COMS E6111-Advanced Database Systems
Columbia University
Spring 2021

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Course Description: Continuation of COMS W4111-Introduction to Databases, covers the latest trends in both database research and industry. Programming projects in Python are required.


Students need permission from the instructor if they do not have these prerequisites. Undergraduate students are welcome to register, with the instructor's permission if needed.

Topics (subject to change):

Readings: No required textbook, but will have readings from multiple sources, including research papers and:

Lectures: Tuesdays, 10:10 a.m.-12:00 n. ET


Instructor: Prof. Luis Gravano (pronouns: he, him, his)

Instructional Assistants, Office Hours:

Professor Gravano and all instructional assistants hold their office hours online. The links for all office hours are available in a Google Calendar. Please find the link to the Google Calendar in an Announcement on CourseWorks (coming soon).