UC Berkeley School of Information

IS 257: Database Management


November 30, 2006 - Final Project Guidelines

We are posting Final Project Guidelines to help you decide how to structure your presentation and final report.

October 21, 2006 - Assignment 4 Returned

Assignment 4 has been handed back at the beginning of the class. See grading sheet for grade distribution and explanation on grading.

October 10, 2006 - Example databases

The databases that were used in class as example, i.e., the Cookie and Northwind databases are available for download via the above links.

September 28, 2006 - Assignment 2 Returned

Assignment 2 is being handed back at the end of the class. See grading sheet for grade distribution and explanation on grading.

September 19, 2006 - Workshop materials

The slides from todays workshop are available as either pdf or odp. You can also get the diagram that we created today. Please keep in mind that the diagram is incomplete (as was mentioned in class). The slides are similarly not meant to be used by themselves.

September 18, 2006 - Database design tools

Here a page with links to some of the tools we'll be using this week. I will be using Dia on Tuesday, so you might want to install this (unless you have Visio, which will also work fine). We might try DBDesigner on Thursday, but you don't need it for the assignment.

September 11, 2006 - Assignment 1 Returned, Assignment 2 Out

Assignment 1 is being handed back at the end of the class. The grade distribution is as follows:


Assignment 2 has been announced in class on Sept. 7 and is due on Tuesday, Sept. 26.

September 7, 2006 - Class Mailing List

The class mailing list has been set up - i257(at)sims.berkeley.edu. You should have received two emails that were sent to the list today. If you didn't, send a messag to majordomo@sims.berkeley.edu from your correct email address and put the following text in the body: "subscribe i257" (just that). Note that the name of the list is "i257" not "is257".

September 6, 2006 - New Website

The new website now has a rudimentary RSS 2.0 feed

September 5, 2006 - Assignment 1 Clarifications

See Access Tutorial if you have any trouble with the assignment. Also, see clarifications for the assignment based on the questions that had been asked in office hours.

August 31, 2006 - Assignment 1 is Out

Assignment 1 - Due Thurs, Sept. 7

The Diveshop database is available for downloading by shift-clicking the link below:

August 29, 2006 - Class Meetings Time

Class meetings will be Tuesday and Thursday 10:30-12:00 in 202 South Hall