CS 543 - Data Warehousing

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General Information

Instructor: Dr. Asim Karim
E-mail: a karim at lums
Office hours: 4.00 - 5.30 PM TR
Office: 429
Phone ext: 4429

Class coordinates: MW 11.45 - 13.00  in A-8

TAs: Nouman Zubair (noumanz@lums), Salman Shabbir (sshabbir@lums)
TA office hours: after class

Description

This course covers the concepts and techniques in the design and construction of high-performance data warehouses. The software, hardware, and design factors influencing performance characteristics of the data warehouse will be emphasized. A special focus will be given to features and functions in RDBMS implementations that are appropriate in a data warehouse environment. Distinction between DSS (Decision Support System) and OLTP workloads will be made with an emphasis on performance characteristics and functionality required. For details, please see the course outline.

Textbooks

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March 7
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March 9
Assignment 1 has been posted. It is due by 11.59 PM on March 18.

March 21
Solution to quiz 1 posted.

March 31
Lab 2 has been posted on the assignments page. It is due by 10 PM on April 6.
Solution to quiz 2 posted.

April 10
Solution to quiz 3 posted.

April 16
Lab exercise 3 has been posted. It is due by 9.00 PM on April 21 (Thursday).
Solution to the midterm exam posted on quiz page.


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