DD2471 Modern Database Systems and Their Applications 7.5 credits

Moderna databassystem och databastillämpningar

An advanced course in computer science focusing modern database systems and database driven application programs.

  • Education cycle

    Second cycle
  • Main field of study

    Computer Science and Engineering
  • Grading scale

    A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

At present this course is not scheduled to be offered.

Intended learning outcomes

Upon completion of the course the students will be able to

  • identify and describe different database models and their application
  • give an account of the technology and theoretical foundations for modern database driven application programs
  • plan and implement modern database driven application programs.

Course main content

Quick repetition of basic concepts in relational databases. Introduction to type theory and type systems. Introduction to functional and logical database models. Object databases. Object-relational databases. Webb database applications. Introduction to the implementation of database driven application programs. Introduction to multimedia data and indexing techniques for multimedia data. Introduction to distributed database systems. Emerging systems.


Single course students: 90 university credits including 45 university credits in Mathematics or Information Technology. English B, or equivalent.

Recommended prerequisites

One of the courses DD1334, IV1008 and DD1364 or DD1368 or some equivalent course and basic knowledge of object oriented programming, which corresponds to e.g. DD1320, DD1343, DD1344 or DD1345.


Meddelas senast 4 veckor före kursstart på kursens hemsida.


  • HEM2 - Home Work, 3.0, grading scale: P, F
  • LAB2 - Laboratory Work, 4.5, grading scale: P, F

In this course all the regulations of the code of honor at the School of Computer science and Communication apply, see: http://www.kth.se/csc/student/hederskodex/1.17237?l=en_UK.

Offered by

EECS/Intelligent Systems


Supplementary information

This course is not being given 

Add-on studies

Please, discuss with the instructor.


Course syllabus valid from: Spring 2019.
Examination information valid from: Spring 2019.