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Advanced databases

Course
DIT930
Master’s level
7.5 credits (ECTS)
Study pace
50%
Time
Day
Location
Göteborg
Study form
Campus
Language
English
Duration
-
Application open
-
Application code
GU-28675
Tuition
Full education cost: 18 375 SEK
First payment: 18 375 SEK

About

The following topics will be discussed during the course:

  • database management system architecture and implementation
  • concurrency and recovery
  • indexes
  • query processing and optimization
  • Semantic Web; RDF; RDF Schema; SPARQL
  • ontologies - NoSQL systems; aggregation-orientation; CAP theorem
  • querying graph databases
  • database applications

Prerequisites and selection

Requirements

To be eligible to the course, the student should have a Bachelor's degree in any subject, or have successfully completed 90 credits of studies in computer science, software engineering, or equivalent. Specifically, at least 15 credits of successfully completed courses in programming or equivalent are required. The student also needs to have attended a course in databases of at least 7.5 credits (e.g. DIT621 Databases or DIT032 Data management). Applicants must prove knowledge of English: English 6/English B or the equivalent level of an internationally recognized test, for example TOEFL, IELTS.

Selection

Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 165 credits.