ASU Online Master of Computer Science - Data Systems

Arizona State University Database Course on Coursera

ASU offers several courses which focus on different topics in the area of data systems.

Free version

ASU provides a free version of the database course. It is available on Coursera Data in Databases

Big Data analytics tools are increasingly critical for providing meaningful information for making better business decisions. Big data technologies bring significant cost advantages when it comes to storing and managing large amounts of data. Understanding how to query a database to extract data will empower better analysis of large, complex datasets. Knowledge of Indexing mechanisms makes possible high-speed, selective retrieval of large amounts of information.

CSE 511 in Online Master of Computer Science

The complete version of this course can be found in ASU Online Master of Computer Science program on Coursera. The official title of this course is CSE 511 Data Processing at Scale.

This online program is ranked in the Top 10 for Online Graduate Engineering Programs by U.S. News and World Report

Specific topics covered include:

  • Efficient query processing
  • Indexing structures
  • Distributed database design
  • Parallel query execution
  • Concurrency control in distributed parallel database systems
  • Data management in cloud computing environments
  • Data management in Map/Reduce-based
  • NoSQL database systems
Jia Yu
Jia Yu

Jia Yu is a co-founder of Wherobots Inc. and leads its engineering team. Jia is the creator of Apache Sedona and was a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Washington State University from 2020 - 2023. Jia’s research interests include database systems, distributed data systems and geospatial data management.