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Working in Mars Mission Control, JPL

Ronald Mak

Department of Computer Engineering
Spring Semester 2017

Office hours: Th: 2:30-4:30 PM
Office location: ENG 250
Mission Control, Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)
NASA Mars Exploration Rover Mission

CMPE 180-38: Database Systems

TuTh 1:30 - 2:45 PM, room ENG 337


# Date URL
1 May 4 Exercise1.pdf
Sample solution: Exercise1-solution.pptx
2 May 9 Exercise2.pdf
SQL dump files: ZAGI.sql   HAFH.sql
3 May 11 Exercise3.pdf
Sample solution: Exercise3-solution.pptx
4 May 16 Exercise4.pdf

Recommended book

Database Systems: Introduction to Databases and Data Warehouses
Nenad Jukic, Susan Vrbsky, and Svetlozar Nestorov
Prospect Press, 2017

Paperback ISBN: 978-1-943153-19-0 (available from
eTextbook ISBN: 978-1-943153-18-3 (available from and

These are much less expensive versions of the textbook originally published in 2014 by Pearson.
Pearson ISBN: 978-0-13-257567-6

Software to install

Download and install XAMPP which will install and configure on your Mac, Windows, or Linux platform the following software packages:

You can download and install these packages separately, but then you'll have the hassle of configuring them to work nicely together.