September 18th, 2017    

CISC 7510X


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CISC 7510X (DB1) Homeworks

You should EMAIL me homeworks, alex at theparticle dot com. Start email subject with "CISC 7510X HW#". Homeworks without the subject line risk being deleted and not counted.

CISC 7510X HW# 1 (due by 2nd class;): Email me your name, prefered email address, IM account (if any), major, and year.

CISC 7510X HW# 2 (due by 3rd class;): For the below `store' schema:

Using SQL, answer these questions (write a SQL query that answers these questions):

  1. What is the description of productid=42?
  2. What's the name and address of customerid=42?
  3. What products did customerid=42 purchase?
  4. List customer names who have never puchased anything.
  5. List product descriptions who have never been purcahsed by anyone.
  6. What products were purchased by customers with zip code 10001?
  7. What percentage of customers have ever purchased productid=42?
  8. Of customers who purchased productid=42, what percentage also purchased productid=24?
  9. What is the most popular (purchased most often) product in NY state?
  10. What is the most popular (purchased most often) product in North East?

CISC 7510X HW# 3 (due by 4th class;): Install PostgreSQL.
For the below schema for a company door:

Where doorid represents the door for this event. e.g. Front door may be doorid=1, and bathroom may be doorid=2, etc. tim is timestamp, username is the user who is opening or closing the door. event is "E" for entry, and "X" for exit.

Using SQL, answer these questions (write a SQL query that answers these questions):

  1. How many users entered through doorid=1
  2. If doorid=2 is bathroom, how many people are currently in the bathroom?
  3. If doorid=1 is front entrance door, and doorid=3 is back entrance door, and these are the only doors in the building, how many people are currently in the building?
  4. How many people were in the building on July 4th, at 10PM? (watching fireworks)
  5. If doorid=7 is for floor 42, what's the daily occupancy of floor 42 for entire 2017 (give a number for every day in 2017)
  6. What is the daily average (and standard deveation) occupancy of floor 42 for 2017? (single number)
  7. What percentage of the people work on floor 42?
  8. What's the average number of times per day that people use the bathroom? (bathroom is doorid=2).
  9. What percentage of employees stayed after 5:15PM on July 3rd, 2017?
  10. List all employees who left work before 1PM on July 3rd, 2017.

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