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Databace Solutions and Cloud Services

Structure Type: Study unit
Code: TTSS1002
Curriculum: TK 2020
Level: Bachelor of Business Administration
Year of Study: 2 (2021-2022)
Semester: Spring
Credits: 5 cr
Responsible Teacher: Niittykoski, Jukka
Language of Instruction: Finnish

Courses During the Academic Year 2021-2022

Impl.Group(s)Study TimeTeacher(s)LanguageEnrolment
3002TK2020-2A, TK2020-2B2022-01-03 – 2022-05-01Antti Mäkitalo, Kenneth NorrgårdFinnish2021-12-01 – 2022-01-10

Learning Outcomes

The student understands the principles of different cloud services and database structures and is able to evaluate their usability. He can implement the designed database according to given requirements and masters any necessary maintenance routines both in server and in cloud.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the course: 135 h
- of which scheduled studies: 65 h
- of which autonomous studies: 70 h
The assesment of student's own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

Basics of Databases, Databases


Advanced SQL
Database design procedure.
Data Warehousing.
Clarification of routines in database maintenance and usage.
Cloud services

Regional Impact

Companies that develop software in this area use largely the database management system that is teached in this course.


The course teaches programming skills that support companies to develope business software globally.

Recommended or Required Reading and Other Learning Resources/Tools

Web pages indicated by the lecturer and other current material available on the Internet.
Hovi, Huotari, Lahdenmäki (2005): Tietokantojen suunnittelu & indeksointi, ISBN 9789518462623
Hovi, Hervonen, Koistinen (2009): Tietovarastot ja Business Intelligence, ISBN 9789510347928

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Progressive exercises.

Assessment Criteria

5=The student can design and implement databases. She or he knows and can use different methods of datawarehousing.
3=The student can design and implement databases. She or he knows different methods of datawarehousing.
1=The student can design and implement databases. She or he knows the essential terminology of datawarehousing.

Assessment Methods

Numerical assessment (0-5).
At the beginning of the course the evaluation method will be agreed on together with the student group. Evaluation is made either by taking exams or by completing assignments or both.