Distributed Database Systems
Tuesdays: 4:30 – 7:10 p.m.: Room L-4
Dr. David Silberberg
email: david dot silberberg at jhuapl dot edu (preferred method of contact)
phone: office: (443) 778-6231 Baltimore area
(240) 228-6231 Washington D.C. area
home: (410) 358-4164 (emergency only)
Kalman Hazins - grader
email: kalman dot hazins at jhuapl dot edu
Ozsu, M. T. and Valduriez, P., Principles of Distributed Database Systems. Prentice-
Hall, Inc. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey. 1999.
Fisher, M., Ellis, J., Bruce, J., JDBC(TM) API Tutorial and Reference, Third Edition (The
JAVA Series). Addison Wesley, Reading, Massachusetts. 2006.
Homework: 10% (there will be approximately 2-3 homework assignments)
Projects: 30% (there will be 2 projects)
Homework and programming assignments will be assigned well ahead of their due dates.
Late policy: 10 points will be deducted from late assignments for every 0-24 hour period
past the deadline. You must complete the assignments and projects on your own.