IS 497 Topics in Data Analytics & Data Science

Variety of newly developed and topics courses within Data Analytics & Data Science, intended to augment the existing Information Sciences curricula

Scheduled Offerings

  • Fall 2020

    • IS497DAO - Database Admin & Scaling
      Mon, 9:00 am - 11:50 am
      Requires Instructor approval, Email John Weible at Database Administration & Scaling for IS. Prerequisite: IS 455 - Database Design & Prototyping. Involves database administration (DBA) broadly relevant to computational information science work. Explores several types of scalable database engines, using popular NOSQL and SQL products. Develops practical skills for managing reliable DBMS for production systems or to create analytically-focused NOSQL derivatives. Small student teams will experiment and present findings to the class, with student-directed inquiry encouraged. Readings, discussions, and situational problems drawn from real scenarios will involve managerial, ethical, and other aspects of the human side of professional DBA work. Some intro to virtual machines and cloud systems administration is included. Graduate student questions may be sent to
      John Weible
      16 weeks
      Credit hours

Textbooks and Course Materials

Available from the Illinois Union Bookstore (IUB).