Database systems 326

Module code COS 326
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology
Module content

This module builds on a prior introductory module on database technology and provides more advanced theoretical and practical study material for managing large volumes of data, for example, noSQL database systems and MapReduce. The module will consider file system models, for example Hadoop, relevant for big data storage, manipulation at scale, mining and visualisation.  Basic knowledge of parallel decomposition concepts will be included.

Module credits 18.00
NQF Level 07
Prerequisites COS 221
Contact time 1 practical per week, 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Computer Science
Period of presentation Semester 2

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