Database Systems II / Non-Standard Database Systems

(Datenbanken II / Nicht-Standard-Datenbanken)


Modern data management systems are used in a wide range of applications and fields. This class covers advance topics for managing multi-dimensional data and complex data types, and for distributed data management.


In summary, after completing this course, students should be able to:

  • discuss the structure of data, the oral of searching and key analysis operations
  • apply techniques for managing and indexing data
  • discuss information retrieval quality
  • discuss the nature, indexing and ranking of multi-dimensional data
  • discuss the principles of data warehousing
  • discuss extensions to DBMS for managing non-traditional data
  • work with spatial, unstructured and graph data
  • apply techniques for scalable distributed data management with NoSQL


  • Reading and presenting research literature in data management
  • Understanding data and their operations
  • Multi-dimensional data and Data Warehouses
  • Spatial data management
  • Text data management
  • Graph data management
  • Scalable data management and NoSQL