INET 4709

About This Course

This course provides insight into concepts and techniques for installing and managing highly scalable relational databases: storage, protection, structure, tuning, and access. Students will learn how to integrate business requirements into specific database policies and procedures.

Topics include selection of hardware and software components, backup and disaster recovery, performance metrics, high availability, and monitoring techniques. Hands-on lab exercises will use core concepts covered in lecture: installation of MySQL, backup and recovery, import and export, security, transaction management, data partitioning, and database replication.


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Norman Owens

MBA, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota; MA, information assurance and security, Capella University; BA, philosophy/logics, Brown University

As an enterprise architect leading architecture teams, Norman Owens has built cloud and security service solutions totaling over $648M since 2013 for the states of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Kansas, and Georgia and at the California State University system. Norman is currently a senior solution architect at Amazon Web Services (AWS). He is passionate about enabling the new leaders of IT transformation to become tomorrow’s business disrupters. He challenges students to be the best predictors of the future by getting ready to make it and backs up this challenge with AWS-based hands-on labs in his classes.

  • INET 4007 – Security II: Cyber Security
  • INET 4709 – Data Management I: Fundamentals
  • INET 4711 – Data Management II: Distributed Systems

Information Subject to Change

Course details, syllabus, and instructor are subject to change. Current course details can be found by clicking on the Term link(s) above.