MET CS 689 Designing and Implementing a Data Warehouse

Prerequisites: MET CS 579 or MET CS 669 and either MET CS 520 or MET CS 521. Or instructor’s consent.
Delivery: Boston-Charles River Campus, Online
Program: MS CS elective, MS CIS elective
Syllabus: CS689_A1_Fall 2015

Description: This course surveys state-of-the art technologies in DW and Big Data. It describes logical, physical and semantic  foundation of modern DW infrastructure. Students will create a cube using OLAP and implement decision support benchmarks on Hadoop/Spark vs Vertica database. Upon successful completion, students will be familiar with tradeoffs in DW design and architecture. 4 credits.