Basic Info
 Lecture Notes
Michael Franklin
Office Hours: M 11-12 and Th 1-2pm, location: 687 Soda, or by appointment.

Teaching Assistants:
Daisy Zhe Wang
Ofc. Hr.:Fri 2-3pm, 551 Soda
Section:Wed 2-3pm, 70 Evans
  Eirinaios Michelakis
Ofc. Hr.:Fri 10-11, 551 Soda
Section:Wed 3-4pm, 241 Cory
  Eugene Wu
Ofc. Hr.:Wed 10-11, 551 Soda
Section:Wed 11-12, 70 Evans

News and Announcements:
It is your responsibility to check the ucb.class.cs186 newsgroup and the class blog frequently. If you have any trouble accessing the class' newsgroup from home, use the university's Authenticated Usenet Service.

Database Management Systems 3rd Edition by Ramakrishnan and Gehrke.

Grading Policy:
  • Homework/Project Assignments: 40% of semester grade. Breakdown on projects page.
  • Mid-term 1: 30% of the exams grade.
  • Mid-term 2: 30% of the exams grade.
  • Final Exam: 40% of the exams grade.
Notes on grading (please read):
  • The percentages are subject to change as circumstances dictate.
  • Since exams are the main indicators we have of individual grasp of the material, we reserve the right to adjust final letter grades based on exam performance.  In particular, students who do not achieve a passing average on the exams will not receive a passing grade in the class.
  • We will be following the EECS departmental policy on Academic Honesty, so be sure you are familiar with it.