IS 490DA Database Administration and Scaling for IS

Requires Instructor approval, please email John Weible at jweible@illinois.edu. The course incorporates aspects of database administration and systems architecture relevant to computational information science work. Given the rise of NOSQL systems and big data trends in analytics, the course will explore and compare several types of scalable database engines. Develops practical skills and representative tools for providing reliable and efficient DBMS infrastructure to support activities like data analytics within a context of production systems. Student teams will experiment and present findings to the class.  Prerequisites: prior knowledge of SQL and DB design similar to IS490DB plus comfort with command-line tools and installing complex software.

Scheduled Offerings

  • Spring 2019

    • IS490 DA
      Fri, 9:00 am - 11:50 am
      Room 46
      On-Campus
      Requires Instructor approval, Email John Weible at jweible@illinois.edu.
      Instructors
      Thomas Habing, John Weible
      CRN
      69372
      Length
      16 weeks
      Credit hours
      4

Textbooks and Course Materials

Available from the Illinois Union Bookstore (IUB).