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FIT5043

Faculty of Information Technology

Postgraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Information Technology
OfferedCaulfield Second semester 2014 (Day)

Synopsis

This unit focuses on designing, developing and deploying distributed data management systems. The unit introduces various contemporary issues in managing large data in distributed environment such as data model, fragmentation, replication and concurrency control. The issues will be discussed using several contemporary approaches of distributed data management.

Outcomes

At the completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  • describe the principles of distributed data management such as partition, replication and concurrency;
  • identify the current research directions in the field;
  • describe and contrast the current available models, technologies for and approaches to building distributed data management systems;
  • develop a system that applies appropriate models and technologies to solve practical data management problems.

Assessment

Examination (3 hours): 50%, In-semester assessment: 50%

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload equals 12 hours per week comprising:

(a.) Contact hours for on-campus students:

  • Two hours of lectures
  • One 2-hour laboratory

(b.) Additional requirements (all students):

  • A minimum of 8 hours independent study per week for completing lab and project work, private study and revision.

Prerequisites

((FIT5131 or FIT9017) and (FIT5132 or FIT9003 or FIT9019)) or equivalent

Prohibitions

CSE5200

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