Prof. Sankhayan Choudhury "Selected topics on DBMS"




Database Internals:
Database Performance tuning, Query optimization techniques, Transaction processing & Concurrency control protocols, Snap-shot isolation, Recovery schemes.

Spatio temporal Data Handling:
Conceptual & Logical Data Models, Storage methods (R-tree), Moving object Databases, Processing spatio-temporal queries.

Architecture & Applications of Columnar Database:
RDF databases, Triple stores, Columnar databases, Column-oriented structures, Storage & Indexing in Column-oriented stores.

About the Lecturer:

Sankhayan Choudhury is Professssor in the Department of Computer Science & Engineering, University of Calcutta. He obtained the B.Tech. (1988) and M.Tech. degree (1990) in Computer Science & Engineering from University of Calcutta and completed his Ph.D. from Jadavpur University. Research interests of Choudhury include Data Modeling, Mobile Computing and Web Engineering. He has published more than fifty peer reviewed papers in International Conference Proceedings, Journals and has one patent. At present he is also associated with a research project on "Remote Health" sponsored by Department of Information Technology, Government of India. Dr. Choudhury is also responsible for World Bank funded project Technology Quality Improvement Program (TEQIP, Phase II), Calcutta University as a coordinator. He is a professional member of ACM and an executive committee member for the local ACM professional chapter in Kolkata.