Data Management and Big Data

ALY 6110 3 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Graduate
Description Designed to provide the student with the core concepts of data collection and management. Topics include systems for collecting data and implications for practice; types of data (textual, quantitative, qualitative, etc.); and storing data with privacy and security issues in mind. Offers students an opportunity to obtain a high-level understanding of big data technologies for data accessibility, efficiency, and security of data management at scale, including big data storage and computing technologies and big data analytics applications. Students create a working system for data acquisition and management using publicly available data sets and evaluate traditional data warehouse platforms as well as cloud-based big data storage and computing technologies. Azure is also introduced and used in the lab sessions.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

Section 01
CRN 21046
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Session Winter 2018 CPS Quarter - Second Half
Class Meeting Dates 02/20/2018 to 03/31/2018
Instructor Olatunde Kamson
Schedule Wednesday, 5:50 pm - 8:00 pm
Campus Boston Main Campus
Course Format Blended
Costs Course Cost: View Tuition Rates | Books: Visit NU Bookstore Site
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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