This module endeavours to provide students with an understanding what big data is, how it is managed and the technologies involved. The key element is the design and building of a data warehouse. The student will populate the warehouse and investigate, evaluate and demonstrate techniques to analyse the data in a variety of ways.
Summary of assessment Deadlines:
Module theory is assessed by the demonstration of a student created Data Warehouse and a report describing how big data can be used and managed in a given scenario.
Task 010 Demonstration of a data warehouse designed and constructed by the student (2,000 words equivalent) to be demonstrated at an allocated time during class of week 12 (Nominally 13 Dec 2021).
Task 011 A 1,000 word report describing how big data can be used and managed in a given scenario. (17 Dec 2021)