Course Description

This course helps you understand cloud-based data storage and ingestion. You will explore partitioning strategies, data serving layers, and physical and logical structures of a data solution. You will also learn to run interactive queries using cloud analytics serverless SQL and explore computer and storage options in a cloud-based data environment.

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Learner Outcomes

Upon completing this course, you will know how to:

  • perform initial exploration of data flow architecture in Azure

  • execute interactive queries using Synapse Analytics serverless SQL Pools

  • transform data using Azure Databricks

  • use Azure Data Factory (ADF) to design, build, and execute a data job.


Prerequisite: DATA 030, Data Architecture 

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Data Storage and Serving
Lecture - Online Synchronous
T, Th
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Jun 04, 2024 to Jul 11, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $705.00
Potential Discount(s)
Drop Request Deadline
Dec 14, 2023 to Jun 05, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
Dec 14, 2023 to Jun 05, 2024
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Jun 06, 2024 to Jun 27, 2024
Section Notes


There are no prerequisites for this course.


This course will be delivered virtually using MS Teams & Brightspace/D2L. MS Teams sessions will be held every Tuesday and Thursday beginning June 4, 2024 and ending July 11, 2024, from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm.

We encourage you to use your webcam and microphone to contribute to a more collaborative learning experience.

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