VU Big Data Spring 2018
There is no textbook, instead, we have a series of papers that you can find in this link.
You should select and present one paper at the lecture. Send me an email to pick one. Here are the schedule and the selection so far.
I expect you guys to know how to program in order to finish your project.
You are free to choose whatever language works for you. Any self-respecting language will have bindings and APIs for the DBs.
I strongly suggest Python because is the easiest language ever and is so popular everybody makes bindings and APIs for it.
If you are a Java dev, you can catch up with Python in one hour: