Spring 2023 - CMPT 459 D100
Special Topics in Database Systems (3)
Class Number: 6728
Delivery Method: In Person
Course Times + Location:
Th 8:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5016, Burnaby
Prerequisites:CMPT 354 with a minimum grade of C-.
Current topics in database and information systems depending on faculty and student interest.
This is a systems-oriented, seminar-style special topics course on the recent advances in the design and implementation of database systems. Specifically, we focus on online analytical processing and hybrid transactional and analytical workloads. The course will discuss recent and classic papers and systems in this area and analyse their relative merits. Topics include database architecture and techniques, query processing, data lakes, federated query processing, various operators and scheduling techniques, among others. We will focus on the impact of the changing hardware, programming languages and related software primitives on these systems, such as manycore/multicore processors, persistent memory, flash memory, high-speed, low-latency networks (e.g., RDMA), programmable networks and hardware accelerators (e.g., FPGAs), as well as new programming language features (e.g., coroutines).
This course is cross-listed with CMPT 984. Working knowledge of database systems (e.g., CMPT 454 or equivalent) is assumed.
- Database systems
- Modern processors, storage hierarchy and networking
- Data analytics systems
- Query processing
To be discussed in the first week of class.
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