Checking date: 26/04/2024

Course: 2024/2025

Data architecture
Dual Bachelor in Computer Science and Engineering, and Business Administration (Plan: 437 - Estudio: 233)

Coordinating teacher: MORENO LOPEZ, LOURDES

Department assigned to the subject: Computer Science and Engineering Department

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
Files and databases (2 course / 2 semester)) Programming (Course: 1 / Semester: 1) Data Structures and Algorithms (Course: 1 / Semester: 2) Computer Structure (Curso: 2 / Cuatrimestre: 1)
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
1. Introduction to Data Architectures * Data types and metadata * Types of data repositories * Databases: Relational and NoSQL 2. NoSQL Databases * General characteristics of NoSQL databases * Types of NoSQL databases: Aggregation models and graph-oriented * NoSQL Database Managers: Design, operations, queries * Administration: Distribution and clustering 3. Management of Relational Databases * Role and responsibilities of the database administrator * Handling storage and security * Transactions, concurrency, backup, and recovery 4. Management of Databases in the Cloud * Introduction to Cloud Computing * Cloud services for database management
Learning activities and methodology
* Lectures: 1 ECTS. The objective is to present theoretical concepts and techniques for designing and managing storage systems and architectures. * Practical/Lab sessions: 1 ECTS. The objective is the development of specific instrumental skills, as well as problem-solving skills and application of knowledge. * Continuous assessment tests (individual work): 1ECTS. The objective is to complete the development of the specific instrumental skills and start the development of the specific attitudinal skills, as well as the transversal skills of problem-solving and application of knowledge. * Projects (in-group): 2.5 ECTS. The objective is to complete and integrate the development of all the specific skills related to the resolution and implementation of practical cases where the problem statement, the choice of resolution method, the results obtained, and their interpretation are well documented. * Tutorials: individualized assistance (individual tutorials) or group (collective tutorials) to students by the teacher. * Final exam: 0.5 ECTS. The objective is the development of specific cognitive and procedural abilities. It especially reflects the use of master classes.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Calendar of Continuous assessment
Extraordinary call: regulations

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.