University of Washington
Advanced perspectives on DBMS theory, architecture and implementation. Conceptual, logical and physical modeling. Index structures, query optimization and performance tuning, relational algebra, transaction processing and concurrency control. Operational databases, decision support systems and data warehousing. Projects in database implementation and integration. Social implications of large distributed database systems.
Connolly, T. M., Begg, C. E. 2003. Database Systems: A Practical Approach to Design, Implementation, and Management, 4th ed.