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Pre-requisites with regard to content: Databases and Communication Networks 1
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This module provides advanced knowledge about the development of database applications and computer networks. The students learn the systematic approach to invention as planning and implementation of complex information and communication structures, particularly for distributed systems. While database applications focus on a waterfall-like approach, it is in communication networks focus on the actual network structures and network components.
Written Exam 120 Min. (graded)
Course: Cloud Computing
Internal number: MINB5214.b Type/mode: Lecture
Prof. Dr. Oliver P. Waldhorst
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Credits (ECTS): 2 Contact hours: 2
Workload: 60 hours (30 hours presence, 30 hours self-contained work) Assessment: Module exam

The buzzword "Cloud" represents a variety of interesting technologies which gained importance in the life of a computer science professional. Those are being collected, examined, explained and understood during the course. Primary objective is usefulness for the student, regardless of whether he acts as a cloud user, developer, administrator or even entrepreneur. Understand the broad meaning of "Cloud Computing" from a variety of perspectives: Definition, use cases, technology basics, key players, APIs, scaling, redundancy …

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Course: Databases 2
Internal number: MINB5213.a Type/mode: Lecture
Prof. Dr. Zoltán Nochta
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Credits (ECTS): 3 Contact hours: 2
Workload: 90 hours (30 hours presence, 60 hours self-contained work) Assessment: Module exam
Definition of database application, database design process, database analysis and design techniques, database design, logical database design, normalization, physical database design, current and future trends in the field of database technology.
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Powerpoint slides, Blackboard, Exercises Textbooks:
  • "Datenbanksysteme" von Alfons Kemper, Andre Eickler
  • "Database Solutions" von Thomas Connolly, Carolyn Begg
Comments: Seminaristic lecture, excercises