CS 543 - Data Warehousing

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General Information

Instructor: Dr. Asim Karim
E-mail: a karim at lums
Office hours: 10.30 - 12.30 MW
Office: 429
Phone ext: 4429

Class coordinates: 19.15 - 20.300  in A-8 TR

TAs: Khurram Nazir Junejo, Syed Jawwad Bukhari, Sher Shah Khan, Zeeshan Ali Rana
TA Emails: {junejo, jawwad, shershah, zeeshanr} at lums dot edu dot pk
TA office hours: Khurram Junejo 0845-1000 TR, Zeeshan Rana 1015-1130 M, 1530-1645 R in TA Room/Lab 2

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.

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Announcements

[NEW] May 04

Assignment 6 is uploaded on the course website please visit assignments sections.

to download the midterm solution CLICK HERE 

April 24
please note the extension in Assignment 5 deadline. go to Assignments section.

April 13
Last year midterm has been uploaded. Visit Quiz Solutions page to download.

April 08
Submit Assignment 4 soft copy in submission folder designated for assignment 4 on \\indus\common\cs543. Hard copy is not needed.

April 03
There will be a quiz 2 in class tomorrow (Tuesday).
Read and bring photocopies of the two chapters from the book 'DW toolkit' in class on Tuesday and Thursday.
There will be a tutorial on Assignment # 4 today at 1915-1945 in Lab 2.
Assignments section updated. More material reagarding assignment 4 uploaded. See Labs/Assignments page for details.

April 02
Teradata technical support links added to resources page.
Assignment # 4 has been uploaded. See Labs/Assignments page for details.

April 01
Last date to contest Assignment 1 Marks is April 03 (Monday). After that, the marks will be finalized.

March 30
Submit Assignment 3 soft copy in submission folder designated for assignment 3 on \\indus\common. Hard copy is not needed.

March 29
Zeeshan will now be having extended office hours from 1500-1530 and then 1630-1730 on Thursday in TA Room/Lab1.

March 27
There will be a lab/tutorial on Tera Data from 1900-2100 on Tuesday 28th of March. Venue: Lab 2.

March 26
Assignment # 1 graded. Collect it from Zeeshan in his TA Hours Mon 1015-1130, Thur 1630-1730 in TA Room/Lab 1

March 25
Uploaded solution of Assignment # 2 does not suggest that your solution is wrong. It is one of the possible solutions.

March 24
Assignment # 2 solution has been uploaded. See Labs/Assignments page for details.

March 23
Assignment # 3 has been uploaded. See Labs/Assignments page for details.

March 18
Assignment # 2 has been uploaded. See Labs/Assignments page for details.

March 7
Welcome to CS 543. Please check this page frequently for announcements. The resources page has links to information on the web.

 


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