Course Description

Course Name

Big Data: Systems, Programming, and Management 4

Session: VGSS3120

Hours & Credits

10 Scotcat Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level


Big Data is nowadays manifested in a very large number of environments and application fields pertaining to our education, entertainment, health, public governance, enterprising, etc. The course will endow students with the understanding of the new challenges big data introduces and the currently available solutions. These include (i) challenges pertaining to the modelling, accessing, and storing of big data, (ii) an understanding of the fundamentals of systems designed to store and access big data, and (iii) programming paradigms for efficient scalable access to big data.

*Course content subject to change