|Module code||MIT 805|
|Faculty||Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology|
This module focuses on tools for Big Data processing. The focus is on the 3 V- characteristics of Big Data namely volume, velocity and variety. Students will learn about the different architectures available for Big Data processing. The map-reduce algorithm will be studied in detail as well as graphical models for Big Data. The module will include a significant component of practical work (hands-on) where students will be exposed to real use cases that are or can be implemented on Big Data platforms.
|Prerequisites||First year level higher education modules in Computer Science.|
|Contact time||10 contact hours|
|Language of tuition||Module is presented in English|
|Department||School of Information Technology|
|Period of presentation||Semester 2|
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