COURSE CODE: COMP 3610
COURSE TITLE: Big Data Analytics
SEMESTER: 2
CREDITS: 3
PRE-REQUISITES: COMP 3605
COURSE DESCRIPTION

The course exposes students to the various approaches used in analysing big data. The course focuses on the use of data warehouses and distributed database design to analyse structured data and Hadoop for unstructured data. Students are also introduced to various NoSQL databases and approaches for storing and processing large volumes of data. The MapReduce model for processing large data sets in discussed and it is compared against the parallel database approach. 

 

ASSESSMENT

Coursework           50%
Final Examination            50%
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