Datenbanksysteme und moderne CPU-Architekturen


The lecture is scheduled to take place using video lectures. You can find the video here and in the Moodle course, each Tuesday. We will also hold exercises each Tuesday starting 15:30 via a web conference. Please join us on time using the invitation from Moodle.


  • This lecture covers the implementation of database systems, including how to leverage modern hardware architectures.
  • The lectures are held in English.
  • In the Exercises for this lecture, you will have the chance to build a tiny database system from scratch.


  • Grundlagen der Informatik
  • Grundlagen Datenbanksysteme (GDB) (IN0008)



  • Theo Härder, Erhard Rahm. Datenbanksysteme: Konzepte und Techniken der Implementierung. Springer, Berlin; 2nd ed.
  • Hector Garcia-Molina, Jeff Ullman, Jennifer Widom. Database Systems: The Complete Book
  • D. E. Knuth. The Art of Computer Programming Volume III
  • Joseph M. Hellerstein, Michael Stonebraker, James Hamilton. Architecture of a Database System
  • Franz Faerber, Alfons Kemper, Per-Åke Larson, Justin J. Levandoski, Thomas Neumann, Andrew Pavlo. Main Memory Database Systems

Lecture Recordings

Lecture Slides

Programming Assignments

  • Programming homework includes implementing the concepts learned in the lecture in C++, previous systems programming experience recommended
  • The assignments are managed via our GitLab
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Name: Lastname, Firstname
Matriculation number: 03xxxxxx