181.201 Seminar Database Systems
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2020W, SE, 2.0h, 3.0EC
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Course evaluation


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 3.0
  • Type: SE Seminar
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to

  • to name relevant aspects of database administration
  • to reproduce the current database research for a chosen topic from the database administration area
  • to find the relevant literature for a topic from database research


Subject of course

Selected topics in current database research with a focus on database administration

Teaching methods

The students have to

  • prepare a seminar thesis for the chosen topice
  • give an oral presentation of this seminar thesis
  • review 2 seminar theses of their colleagues
  • reivse their own thesis based on the received reviews

Mode of examination


Additional information

ECTS Breakdown

 10 h presence in class
57 h research article (report, presentation, revision)
  8 h reviews
75 h = 3 Ects


Please consider the plagiarism guidelines of TU Wien when writing your seminar paper: Directive concerning the handling of plagiarism (PDF)



Course dates

Mon09:00 - 11:0005.10.2020 online via Zoom: https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/4826230572first class
Mon13:00 - 18:0014.12.2020 online via Zoom: https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/4826230572students' presentations
Wed13:00 - 18:0016.12.2020 online via Zoom: https://tuwien.zoom.us/j/4826230572students' presentations

Examination modalities

The assessment takes into account

  • above all the seminar thesis
  • the oral presentation of the seminar thesis
  • the reviews of 2 other seminar theses
  • the revision of one's own seminar thesis

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
31.08.2020 00:00 27.09.2020 23:59 11.10.2020 23:59

Registration modalities:

Registration in TISS

Group Registration

GroupRegistration FromTo
Availability05.10.2020 12:0008.10.2020 12:00
Concurrency and Consistency05.10.2020 12:0008.10.2020 12:00
Database Security05.10.2020 12:0008.10.2020 12:00
Performance05.10.2020 12:0008.10.2020 12:00
Storage Management05.10.2020 12:0008.10.2020 12:00



No lecture notes are available.

Previous knowledge

Prerequisite:  VU Database Systems 184.686

Preceding courses


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