Database Lab


Targeted audience
  • Angewandte Informatik Bachelor: in Kombination mit der
    2stündigen Vorlesung als "Datenbanken" im 5. Semester
  • ISE Bachelor







Monday12:00 - 14:00LF/230Dr.-Ing. Dipl.-Inform. Matthias Jordan
Tuesday16:00 - 18:00LF/230Dipl.-Inform. Thomas Beckers
Thursday10:00 - 12:00LF/230Robin Parker
Thursday14:00 - 16:00LF/230Robin Parker
Friday12:10 - 14:00LF/230Robin Parker


Start of the lab: 16.-.20. (depends on your group )

  • The practical course "Database Lab" is offered for students of "Applied Informatics" (DAI and BAI), "Computer Science and Communications Engineering" (CSCE) and "Computer Engineering" (CE). For students of CSCE and CE it is part of the course Data Models and Databases in the module Multimedia and Internet . For students of DAI it is part of the course Databases with Applications in area D, and for Bachelor AI it is part of the course Databases in the 5th semester.
  • The teaching language is German.
  • In weekly practical exercises, we will use IBM's DB2 database system to solve the different stages of a complex example problem (case study).
  • Students who plan to take part in the Database Lab will need the knowledge from the Database lecture .

Lecture material

Course material

  • The allocation schedule for room LF230 is available as an .ics download
  • The course will use the computer pool of the chair of Information Systems. The necessary login account will be given out during the first session.
  • The computers use the GNU/Linux operating system. A short introduction with first steps under Linux will be given in the first week of the course.
  • Please note that the course language and all material used in the course will be in German. However there is English documentation available on DB2 and Linux.
  • Week 1: Organisation, First steps with Linux and DB2 (German)
  • Week 2-3: SQL queries with DB2, includes recursion, triggers and views) (German)





Java, JDBC

Unix, Linux