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INFO321 Enterprise Data Management

A study of data management practices in the context of large-scale enterprise information systems, from both an administrative and a technical perspective.

This paper is in the process of being suspended from the curriculum.

Paper title Enterprise Data Management
Paper code INFO321
Subject Information Science
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2017
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,018.05
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,320.00

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INFO 211 and (INFO 212 or INFO 214)
Schedule C
Arts and Music, Commerce, Science
Teaching staff
Co-ordinator: Dr Nigel Stanger
Laboratory Co-ordinator: Mr Chris Edwards
Paper Structure
The paper focuses on four main topic areas:
  • Database programming
  • Database administration
  • Data warehouses
  • Managing "big data" (NoSQL, NewSQL, etc.)
Teaching Arrangements
Three 1-hour "lectorial" (part lecture, part tutorial) classes per week
One 2-hour computer laboratory class per week
Text books are not required for this paper.
Course outline
View the course outline for INFO 321
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective,lifelong learning, scholarship, communication, critical thinking, information literacy, teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes
  • Design and implement a server-side application programming interface(API) for a database
  • Analyse the performance of a database system to identify potential problem areas and then choose, implement and test appropriate database tuning solutions
  • Identify and explain the roles and responsibilities of a database administrator
  • Identify potential database hazards and suggest ways to avoid or reduce the impact of these hazards and recover from them
  • Create a simple data warehouse and perform analytic queries on it
  • Identify and explain the differences between "traditional" database management systems and more recent NoSQL and NewSQL DBMSs and when each should be used

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Not offered in 2017

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system