OLAT course: Will be announced later.


  • Organizational matters and regulations are discussed in the first lecture. Short preview:
  • The lecture contents will be provided via short videos, accompanied with one Q&A session per week, on TBD.
  • In addition, there will be two weekly TA sessions on Wednesday morning / noon.
  • Successful participation in the exercises is mandatory for exam admissions.
  • All important information, notifications and materials will be sent over the OLAT course
  • Additionally there is a Mattermost team for improved communications.
  • OLAT course: Will be announced later.
  • Mattermost chat (RHRK account required): https://teamwork.rarp-kl.de/signup_user_complete/?id=3jkgewq7yin5zbg1hqpwxrxe9o

Lecture Videos

We will provide the videos also at different platforms announced in OLAT, but here are the lecture videos as a Youtube playlist:


  • Elmasri, R., & Navathe, S.: Fundamentals of database systems (Seventh edition, global edition.). Pearson, 2017 Library
  • Garcia-Molina, H., Ullman, J. D., & Widom, J.: Database Systems: The Complete Book. 2. edition, new international edition. Harlow: Pearson, 2014 Library
  • Silberschatz, A., Korth, H. F., & Sudarshan, S.: Database system concepts (6. ed.). McGraw-Hill, 2011 Library
  • Ramakrishnan, R., Gehrke, J.: Database Management Systems, 3. Auflage, McGraw-Hill, 2008 Library
  • Samet, H.: Foundations of multidimensional and metric data structures. Amsterdam [u.a.]: Elsevier/Morgan Kaufmann, 2006 Library
  • Weikum, G., Vossen, G.: Transactional Information Systems. Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, 2002 Library

German Literature

  • Härder, T., Rahm, E.: Datenbanksysteme – Konzepte und Techniken der Implementierung, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2001 Library
  • Elmasri, R., Navathe, S. B.: Grundlagen von Datenbanksystemen, Ausgabe Grundstudium, 3. Auflage, Pearson Studium, 2005 Library
  • Kemper, A., Eickler, A.: Datenbanksysteme – Eine Einführung, 7. Auflage, Oldenbourg-Verlag, 2009 Library
  • Kemper, A., Wimmer, M.: Übungsbuch Datenbanksysteme, 2. Auflage, Oldenbourg-Verlag, 2009 Library


Prof. Dr.-Ing. Sebastian Michel

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Head of Research Group

Angjela Davitkova

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PhD Student