2017-02-14: On Monday Feb 20, the lecture will be given by Neo Technology, makers of the graph database Neo4j. Graph databases are part of the course, and this lecture will be the only one dealing with them -- I really recommend that you come and listen!
2017-02-14: No lecture on Wednesday Feb 15. Instead we will have an introduction to git, starting at 9:00 -- bring your laptop.
2017-01-23: The lecture on Wednesday Feb 1 is canceled (it dealt with PHP, but that's no longer part of the course).
2017-01-21: The registration period ended at 12:00 on Thursday Jan 19. If you registered, you can now sign up for lab 1-3 (all of them, since we have the same time slots for all of week 3-5).
2016-12-05 According to the formal course description (see link to the right), the course is given in Swedish, and the lectures will indeed be in Swedish, but the material on this web site, and on the lecture slides, will be in English. You can send questions in either Swedish or English.
The first lecture will be on Monday Jan 16, 8-10 in MA:6, attendance is not required.
About the course
This course teaches databases, with an emphasis on relational databases. You will learn how to design a database using E/R modeling and various kinds of normalization, and how to use SQL and Java to interface to a database. You will also get an introduction to NoSQL databases (including graph databases).