Big Data and Cloud Computing

CC4093 :: 2021/22

Departamento de Ciência de Computadores
Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade do Porto

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Big Data & Cloud Computing (Part 1)



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Aim of this course

[Detailed description at Sigarra]

This course provides an introduction the to the use of cloud computing for processing big data, concerning:

  • Deployment of cloud-based infrastructures for big data applications.
  • Programming big data applications using the cloud.
  • Data mining fundaments for big data applications.
  • Hands-on experience with state-of-the-art tools and real-world data sets.


Student evaluation

  • Project assignments: 40 %
  • Final exam: 60 %