Advanced Data Models (COMP5338)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit of study gives a comprehensive overview of post-relational data models and of latest developments in data storage technology. Particular emphasis is put on spatial, temporal, and NoSQL data storage. This unit extensively covers the advanced features of SQL:2008, as well as a few dominant NoSQL storage technologies. Besides in lectures, the advanced topics will be also studied with prescribed readings of database research publications.
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(Lec 2hrs & Prac 1hr) per week
Through semester assessment (40%), Final Exam (60%)
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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge
Assumed knowledge: This unit of study assumes foundational knowledge of relational database systems as taught in COMP5138 (Relational Database Management Systems) or INFO2120/2820 (Database Systems 1). The Extensible Markup Language (XML) in not a pre-req
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