6.830 | Fall 2010 | Graduate, Undergraduate

Database Systems


Lecture 5: Database Operators and Query Processing

We will continue discussing database system internals, based on the same paper of last lecture:

Hellerstein, Joseph, Michael Stonebraker, and James Hamilton. “Architecture of a Database System.” Foundations and Trends in Databases 1, no. 2 (2007): 141-259. (PDF)

We will be focusing on query processing, optimization and memory/storage management. This is still an overview of the concepts that we will present in more details in following lectures.

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