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Course Description

This course provides a foundation in data management for data analysts. Topics include database architectures, formation of queries, queries themselves, data warehousing, relational database systems, NoSQL, and responsibilities of data management professionals.

What Will You Learn?

This course provides database skills in the application of knowledge transfer, advanced critical thinking, research application, and report writing with respect to big data and data analytics.

Learn how to:

  • Use a practical procedural language to define, construct, manipulate, share, and protect a structured database.
  • Reverse and Forward engineer a database to create valid logical models and migratable snapshots.
  • Manipulate the basic components of a relational model, its entity/referential integrity constraints, and update operations.
  • Extract data from data and document-centric databases (for example, XMLs and JSONs) using XPATH and XQuery expressions.
  • Differentiate between database and information retrieval systems.
  • Index, search and retrieve information from large collection of unstructured documents using statistical approaches.
  • Use data mining techniques, such as association rules, sequential patterns, and classification trees for big data analyses.

Notes

Course materials, video lectures and discussions are delivered and facilitated online within the D2L Learning Management System.

Throughout the semester, student questions related to course content may be answered either by the instructor on discussion board or by an online tutor via email. For more information, please email Anne-Marie Brinsmead, Program Director, at a2brinsm@ryerson.ca

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Course Sections

Class Number
5404
Type
LEC
Days
W
Time
6:30PM to 9:30PM
Dates
Sep 09, 2020 to Dec 16, 2020
Schedule
Contact Hours
42.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $1,027.79 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information
Class Number
5405
Type
LEC
Days
Th
Time
9:30AM to 12:30PM
Dates
Sep 10, 2020 to Dec 17, 2020
Schedule
Contact Hours
42.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $1,027.79 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information
Class Number
5406
Type
LEC
Days
F
Time
6:30PM to 9:30PM
Dates
Sep 11, 2020 to Dec 18, 2020
Schedule
Contact Hours
42.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Fees
Domestic Fee non-credit $1,027.79 Click here to get more information
International Fee non-credit $0.00 Click here to get more information