COMP 115
Tuesday and Thursday
6:00—7:15 PM
Pearson 106
Jack Orenstein
Office hours: Tuesday, Thursday
5:00—6:00 PM (immediately before class)
Pearson 112
Online Discussion
Teaching Assistant
Zhaokun Xue
Office hours: Monday 1:00—3:00 PM
Tuesday 11:00 AM—12:00 PM
Halligan Hall Extension Room


  • The syllabus for this offering of 115 is here.


  • Database Management Systems, 3rd Edition, Ramakrishnan & Gehrke


    • The log of the query optimization session can be found here. It is also linked into the lecture notes.

    Answers to good questions asked in class

    Lectures and Readings

  • What you should be doing now

    Enjoy the summer!

    Assignments and Exams

    Check your grades.

    Instructor's solutions

    Policy for late submissions

    • 2n-1 % penalty for a submission that is n days late.
    • So after 1 day, your grade is multiplied by 1 - 0.01 = 0.99.
    • After 2 days: 0.98.
    • Etc.