Prof. S. Sudarshan, a man with great stature in the field of DBMS (Institute Chair Professor and Head, Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Bombay) was the course coordinator. He covered the following topics very effectively:
1. Overview of Data Management Systems, Relational Model and Query Languages (relational algebra and calculus, SQL), Database Design using the ER Model, ER Diagrams, UML Class Diagrams. Relational Database Design and Normalization. Integrity and Security. Design and development of Web based information systems.
2. Overview of storage structures, indexing. Query processing and optimization, and transaction processing.
3. A brief introduction to decision support and data analysis, data warehousing and data mining and Information Retrieval.
4. Querying Big Data using Hadoop.