2020-01-14: The course will start on January 21, 2020 – you can find the schedule in TimeEdit. Attendance will not be required for the first lecture, but you will have to register for the course in Ladok, and by following a link which will be provided on the course website once the course has started.
The course website will be on Moodle – those who have registered (see above) will get an email with instructions on how to enroll.
The course is planned for students who are in Lund during the weeks, if you're planning on being away for a couple of days, the rules are here (in Swedish).
2017-12-09: For purely technical reasons, this course has been given a new course code, EDAF75 (it used to be EDA216), but the formal course description (see right) has not changed.
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.
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).