CS 560: Large-Scale Data Management (HWS18)



This course introduces the fundamental concepts and computational paradigms of large-scale data management and Big Data. This includes methods for storing, updating, querying, and analyzing large dataset as well as for data-intensive computing. The course covers concept, algorithms, and system issues; accompanying exercises provide hands-on experience. Topics include:

  • Parallel and distributed databases
  • MapReduce and its ecosystem
  • Spark and dataflows
  • NoSQL databases
  • Stream processing (tentative)
  • Graph databases (tentative)

Lecture Notes

Lecture notes, exercises, and supplementary material can be found in ILIAS.