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2. What are the performance tradeoffs between the different degrees of locking? 8 Big Data & NoSQL Chang, F. et al. "Bigtable: A Distributed Storage System for Structured Data." OSDI, 2006. ( PDF ). Ovide, S. Once Again, Oracle Must Reinvent Itself; As Larry Ellison Leaves CEO Post, Company Faces Major Shifts Reshaping Its Market. Wall Street Journal Sept. 19, 2014 (available through library). 1. In what ways does Bigtable replicate the behavior of a relational database? How is it different? 2. Could Google have built Bigtable using a relational system? Would that have been a good idea? Why so? 3. What consistency guarantees does Bigtable provide in the face of failures? 4. What is a distributed lock service?
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Appendix MSA Program Goals and Objectives Goals: Students completing the MS in Analytics will: G1 Understand organizational problems in general and associated analytical problems in particular. G2 Proficient in the management of data needed for decision-making. G3 Proficient with the methodological skills needed for data-driven decision-making. G4 Understand the implementation issues that accompany analytical problem solving. G5 Be able to demonstrate the positive impact on analytics on organizations. Objectives/Learning Outcomes (LO): After finishing the program students are expected to have mastered the knowledge and skills to carry out the following analytical tasks: LO1 Frame Business Problems (G1) MSA students will properly frame a business problem. LO2 Frame Analytical Problems (G1) MSA students will demonstrate the ability to properly solve analytical problems. LO3 Data Management (G2) MSA students will effectively acquire, clean, and manage both structured and unstructured data. LO4 Methodology (G3) MSA students will identify and apply the appropriate methodology for the business and analytical problem(s) identified. LO5 Modeling (G3, G4). MSA students will build and deploy analytical models across organizations that fit the underlying organizational needs and the analytical problem(s) identified. LO6 Programming (G4). MSA students will solve analytical problems by utilizing computer programming, both by employing available tools where possible and by developing customized solutions where necessary. LO7 Life Cycle Management. (G3, G4). MSA student(s) will develop adaptable models that allow for continued organizational improvement of productivity and quality LO8 Organizational Impact (G5) MSA student(s) will effectively communicate the positive, strategic impact of a model on the firm to which it is being applied.
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