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School of Continuing Studies

XBUS-502 Data Sources and Storage

Feb 8—22, 2020
2 daysModules info
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
USD 833
USD 416 per day
Mar 14—21, 2020
2 daysModules info
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
USD 833
USD 416 per day

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Course Details

Before any analysis is possible, relevant data sources must be found and accessed. This class overviews common data sources including relational databases, non-relational data stores, and web-based data sources complete with hands-on examples.

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of the course, students will:

  • Understand the pros and cons of the various types of databases
  • Access data from web-based APIs
  • Query both relational and non-relational data stores

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NUS Institute of Systems Science

Server Side Foundation

Next dates

Oct 21—Nov 4, 2019
10 days
SGD 2675 ≈USD 1950
SGD 267 per day


Have you ever wanted to write a server-side application for an e-commerce platform or a whiteboard to discuss and share ideas in real-time, a dashboard for businesses to track and monitor the performance of their company, but do not know how?

Now you can realise your dreams with Node.js and Express. Node.js is an extremely popular JavaScript runtime and Express framework makes it extremely easy to develop web application running on Node.js. Using the dynamic duo, you can develop robust web applications for web and mobile.

In this course, you will learn how to set up your development environment, key Node.js and Express concepts, essential Express middleware, as well as learn how HTTP works, how to create RESTful API, consume other RESTful service, connect and query databases, and much more.

You will also learn how to use Git for versioning, and for trying out new features and collaborating with your friends.

This course is part of the StackUp - Startup Tech Talent Development Programme offered by NUS-ISS.

Key Takeaways

  • Understanding of how Node.js works
  • Structure of an Express application
  • Design RESTful API
  • Connect to and query database

What Will Be Covered

  • Node.js
  • Express Framework
  • JavaScript
  • RESTful web services
  • Querying Relational Database
  • Deploying to the cloud

Who should attend

Anyone who wants to learn how to build a web application.


  • Familiarity with HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Participants will be required to take an online assessment upon course enrolment