Faculty of Information Technology
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Automation and the use of technological tools have resulted in the accumulation of vast volumes of data by modern business organisations. Data warehouses have been set up as repositories to store this data and improved techniques now result in the speedy collection and integration of such data. OLAP technology has resulted in the faster generation of reports and more flexible analysis based on the data repositories. This unit will explore the concepts of data warehousing and OLAP, covering the data processing technological requirements for data warehousing and OLAP and will provide hands on experience on designing data warehousing and OLAP systems.
At the completion of this unit, students should be able to:
Examination (3 hours): 60%; In-semester assessment: 40%
Minimum total expected workload equals 12 hours per week comprising:
(a.) Contact hours for on-campus students:
(b.) Additional requirements (all students):
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