Fall 2020 Course Descriptions

COMP 119-01 Big Data

J. Singh
TR 3:00-4:15, Online (synchronous)
J+ Block

"Big Data" deals with techniques for collecting, processing, analyzing and acting on data at internet scale: unprecedented speed, scale, and complexity.

This course introduces the latest techniques and infrastructures developed for big data including parallel and distributed database systems, map-reduce infrastructures, scalable platforms for complex data types, stream processing systems, and cloud-based computing. The course content will be a blend of theory, algorithms and practical (hands on) work.

Prerequisites: A beginning course in databases, some familiarity with Python, shell programming, Java, Scala, SQL and JavaScript.

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