Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

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TKO_5510 Advanced Course on Databases 5 op
Organised by
Computer Science
Person in charge
Jukka Teuhola
Preceding studies

Learning outcomes

The student learns two main areas of databases: technical features of modern database management systems, and main properties of some and advanced database types.


The course explains several features of modern database management systems, such as query processing and optimization, transaction management, concurrency control, recovery and security. The second part of the course is devoted to object-oriented and object-relational databases, but introduces briefly also some other special database types, such as distributed databases, data warehouses, XML databases and multimedia databases.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 2 h 0 h

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam
  • In English
Written exam

Self-study, written exam


Numeric 0-5.

Recommended year of study

The course is arranged about every second year; the period is not fixed.

Study materials

Ramez Elmasri & Shamkant B. Navathe: Fundamentals of Database Systems, Pearson/Addison-Wesley, 4th, 5th or 6th ed.

Belongs to following study modules

Tulevaisuuden teknologioiden laitos
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Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
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