CS5481 - Data Engineering

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Computer Science
Credit Units
Course Duration
One semester
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2018/19

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course has three objectives. First, it aims to enhance students’ understanding of relational databases, especially on relational algebra and SQL. Second, it describes a number of advanced database topics including data indexing techniques, query optimization, transaction processing and concurrency control.  These are important to the performance and correctness of a database system. Last, it discusses important issues about data storage, query processing and transaction management for parallel, distributed and real-time databases.  All these are important in supporting sophisticated systems or applications.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 30%
Examination: 70%
Examination Duration: 2 hours
Detailed Course Information


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