Prof. Hasso Plattner
In-Memory Data Management (2012)
Gain deep technical understanding of a dictionary-encoded column-oriented in-memory database and its application in enterprise computing.
This course ran from September 3rd to October 28th 2012 and is now in archive mode. 13,126 learners were registered when the final exam was unlocked, 4,068 were taking part actively, out of which 2,137 received the graded certificate of successful completion. Videos, slides, self tests, and discussions are available for your self-study. In fall 2013, the course will start again. 19659 learners are currently enrolled.
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The online course focuses on the management of enterprise data in column-oriented in-memory databases. Latest hardware and software trends led to the development of a new revolutionary technology that enables flexible and lightning-fast analysis of massive amounts of enterprise data. The basic concepts and design principles of this technology are explained in detail. Beyond that, the implications of the underlying design principles for future enterprise applications and their development are discussed. Unbelievable things are possible and you will understand why this is true using an in-memory column-oriented database instead of a traditional row-oriented disk-based one.
A brief overview of the course content
- The future of enterprise computing
- Basic and advanced database storage techniques
- In-memory database operators
- A new enterprise application development era
Prof. Hasso Plattner
Prof. Dr. h.c. Hasso Plattner is the chair of the "Enterprise Platform and Integration Concepts" research group at HPI. His research group focuses mainly on in-memory data management for enterprise applications and human-centered software design.
He is co-founder of SAP AG, where he served as the CEO until 2003 and has since been chairman of the supervisory board. SAP AG is the leading provider of enterprise software solutions. In his role as chief software advisor, he concentrates on defining the mid- and long-term technology strategy and direction of SAP.