Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.
Introduction to non-relational (NoSQL) data models, such as Key-Value, Document, Column, Graph and Object-Oriented database models. Advantages and disadvantages of the different data architecture patterns will be discussed. Hands-on experience with a representative sample of open-source NoSQL databases will be provided. The rapid and efficient processing of data sets with a focus on performance, reliability, and agility will be covered. Big Data, distributed and cloud computing concepts will be introduced. Intended for students with previous programming experience.