Spring 2013

6.830/6.814 lectures are in 32-155 at 2:30pm on Mondays and Wednesdays.

We will release the Spring 2013 assignments as the semester moves along. The contents of this calendar for days more than two weeks in the future may be missing.

MondayTuesday WednesdayThursday Friday
feb 4
Reg day
feb 5
First day of classes
feb 6
LEC 1: Introduction to Databases
feb 7
feb 8
feb 11
LEC 2: The Relational Model
Reading Assignment
Assigned: PS 1
feb 12
feb 13
LEC 3: Schema Design
Reading Assignment
feb 14
feb 15
feb 18
President's day
feb 19
Monday schedule
LEC 4: Introduction to Database Internals
Reading Assignment
Due: PS 1
Assigned: Lab 1 Lab 1
feb 20
LEC 5: Database Operators and Query Processing

Reading Assignment
feb 21
feb 22
feb 25
LEC 6: Indexing and Access Methods

Reading Assignment
Due: Final Project Teams (6.830 Only)
Assigned: PS 2
feb 26
feb 27
LEC 7: Buffer Pool Design and Memory Management

Reading Assignment
feb 28
mar 1

Assigned: Lab 2
mar 4
LEC 8: Join Algorithms

Reading Assignment
Due: Lab 1
mar 5
mar 6
LEC 9: Query Optimization

Reading Assignment
mar 7
mar 8
ADD DATE
mar 11
LEC 10:Column Stores

Reading Assignment
mar 12
mar 13
LEC 11: Transactions And Locking

Reading Assignment

Due: Final Project Proposals (6.830 Only)

mar 14
mar 15
Due: Lab 2
mar 18
LEC 12: Optimistic Concurrency Control and Snapshot Isolation

Reading Assignment

Due: PS2

mar 19
mar 20
Quiz 1
mar 21
Assigned: Lab 3
mar 21
mar 25
Spring break
mar 26
Spring break
mar 27
Spring break
mar 28
Spring break
mar 29
Spring break
apr 1
LEC 13: Recovery

Reading Assignment

apr 2
apr 3
LEC 14: Recovery (cont.)

Reading Assignment

apr 4
apr 5
Assigned: PS3
apr 8
LEC 15: Distributed Databases

Reading Assignment

Due: Lab 3

apr 9
apr 10
LEC 16:Distributed Transactions

Reading Assignment

Assigned: Lab 4 (6.814 Only)

apr 11
apr 12
apr 15
Patriots day
apr 16
Patriots day
apr 17
LEC 17: Search Engines and Map Reduce

Reading Assignment

apr 18
apr 19
apr 22
LEC 18: Hadoop and Pig!

Reading Assignment

apr 23
apr 24
LEC 19: CLASS CANCELLED
apr 25
apr 26
apr 29
LEC 20: Relaxed Consistency and NoSQL

Reading Assignment

Due: Lab 4 (6.814 Only)

apr 30
may 1
LEC 21: Spanner

Reading Assignment

Assigned: Lab 5 (6.814 Only)

may 2
may 3
may 6
LEC 22: Stream Processing

Reading Assignment

Due: PS3

may 7
may 8
Quiz 2
may 9
may 10
may 13
LEC 23: No reading. Lecture on future of database systems.
may 14
may 15
Final Project Poster Session
may 16
Last day of classes
Due: Lab 5 (6.814 Only)
Due: Final Project Reports (6.830 Only)
may 17
may 20
Final exam week
may 21
Final exam week
may 22
Final exam week
may 23
Final exam week
may 24
Final exam week

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