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Big Data Architecture and Applications

Duration: 1 teaching period

Unit Code: COS20028

Contact Hours: Recommended 10 hours of study per week

About this unit

This unit introduces students to the architectures of contemporary Big Data platforms and ecosystems of tools. These technologies are the foundation of Big Data analytics which facilitate scalable management and processing of vast quantities of data. The unit is delivered in collaboration with industry and prepares students with the essential foundations towards undertaking professional certifications.

Content

  • Introduction to Big Data platforms and their ecosystems
  • Big Data platforms programming
  • Partitioners and reducers
  • Big Data acquisition and workflows
  • The data analytics lifecycle
  • Analysis and management of structured and unstructured Big Data

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