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052400 VU Information Management & Systems Engineering (2020W)

Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 50 participants
Language: English


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Due to the actual Covid-19 situation the whole course will be done via the digital channel (online). The respective links can be found on the Moodle-site of the course.

Tuesday 06.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Tuesday 13.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Tuesday 20.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Tuesday 27.10. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Tuesday 03.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Tuesday 10.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Tuesday 17.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Tuesday 24.11. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Tuesday 01.12. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Tuesday 15.12. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Tuesday 12.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Tuesday 19.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital
Tuesday 26.01. 16:45 - 18:15 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

Students understand the theoretical and practical mechanisms (concepts, methods, techniques and tools) of data management, web technologies and basic security mechanisms to design, realize and use web-based information systems.

This course introduces students to the following topics:
- Data Engineering (Parallel and distributed DBMS, Object-relational and OO DBMS, Semi-structuriered modelling, NoSQL DBMS, Data integration)
- Web Engineering (Virtualization, Containertechnology, Cloudcomputing)
- Security Engineering (Basic security services, encryption, security protocols)

The course consists of a theory part (weekly lecture) and a practical part (project).

Assessment and permitted materials

The theory and the practical part account for resp. 30 points and 70 points, i.e. maximum 100 points).

Point assignements consist specifically of
- written exam (30 points)
- IS specification (15 points)
- IS implementation based on relational DBMS (25 points)
- IS migration to NoSQL DBMS (25 points)
- Final project presentation: (5 points)

Mandatory requirements for a positive grade are
- final project presentation at the end of course.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

For a positive grade the fulfillment of the mandatory requirements and at least 50 points are necessary.
The grading scale for the course will be:
Sehr Gut [100-87.5], Gut ]87.5-75], Befriedigend ]75-62.5], Genügend ]62.5-50], Nicht Genügend ]50-0].

Examination topics

Contents of lecture slides.

Reading list

Lecture slides can be downloaded from the course website in Moodle.

Association in the course directory

Module: ISE

Last modified: Mo 05.10.2020 10:08