Reading List

The papers listed under General Background will not be presented in class and are provided for your reference. The papers we will discuss in class are listed under four topics, with some further readings provided for each topic.

I have provided links to some of the papers. All the other papers are available on-line through various sources such as:


General Background


Automating Physical Database Design

Further Reading


System Level Issues in Self-management

Further Reading


Database Systems Within the Broader Computing Infrastructure

Storage - Land Below a DBMS

Applications - Land Above a DBMS

Further Reading


Techniques for Building Self-managing Systems

Further Reading