Corso di laurea magistrale in Data Science
Facoltà di Ingegneria dell'Informazione, Informatica e Statistica, Sapienza Università di Roma

Data Management for Data Science


Prof. Domenico Lembo and Prof. Riccardo Rosati


Course contents and objectives

The main goal of the course is to present the basic concepts of data management systems. The first part of the course introduces the main aspects of relational database systems, including basic functionalities, file and index organizations, and query processing. The second part of the course aims at presenting the main non-relational approaches to data management, in particular, multidimensional data management, large-scale data management, and open data management.

Course program

  1. Introduction to relational databases
  2. The structure of a Data Base Management System
  3. Physical structures for data
  4. Multidimensional data management
  5. Large-scale data management
  6. Open data management

Homework assignments


The modalities of the exam will be decided for every exam session according to the University guidelines for that exam session.

Exam dates:

As usual, before every exam date, students MUST reserve for the exam on Infostud. The reservation deadline is 3 or 4 days before the exam date.

Link to the website of the 2019/2020 edition of this course