CS 543 - Data Warehousing

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General Information

Instructor: Dr. Asim Karim
E-mail: a karim at lums
Office hours: 11.30 - 13.10 TR
Office: 429
Phone ext: 4429

Class coordinates: 10.00 - 11.15  in SC-3 (T) and A-1 (R)

TAs: Jamal Abdul Nasir (jamaln and/or 06030035 @ lums), Bilal Ishaq (06030016 @ lums)
TA office hours: 10.30 to 12 MW (JAN), 6.15 to 7.45 PM Thu, Fri Lab 1


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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