Marco Chou

Adjunct Faculty // Information Technology Management, Management Information Systems, Databases
College of Computing and Digital Media
Marco Chou

Bio and Research Information

Teaching Experience:
* Faculty at College of Computing and Digital Media (CDM) in DePaul University since 2000.
* Associate Director of the Cloud Computing Programs and Database Programs of Institute for Professional Development (IPD).

Education:
* Master of Computer Science from Northwestern University in 1980
* Bachelor of Commerce in Business Mathematics from Soochow University, Taiwan in 1976.

Professional Synopsis:
* More than 25 years of strong IT infrastructure experience along with database administration, data governance, and information management skills in project planning, developing strategies, creating roadmaps, consulting and project management.
* Led the effort coordinating cross functional teams responsible for planning and implementing various business-critical enterprise applications.
* Extended experience in supporting leading Database Management Systems and products.
* Proven success in compliance practice to minimize risk, reduce corporate liability, lower costs, and increase operational efficiency.

Technical Skills:
New Technology: Cloud Computing, Big Data, Hadoop, NoSQL, Social Media
Data Governance: Compliance, Records Management, Litigation Support, e-Discovery
Information Management: Data Archive, Storage Management, Document Management, E-mail
Database Administration: Oracle, SQL Server, Database High Availability, Disaster Recovery
Infrastructure: Server/Storage/Database Consolidation, Virtualization, Capacity Planning, Process Improvement, Application Sunset, Hardware/Software Decommission

Certifications:
Cloudera Certified Administrator for Apache Hadoop
MongoDB Certified Administrator, Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA), Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)
Oracle DBA certifications (OCA, OCP)
Kroll e-Discovery
Project Management

http://www.linkedin.com/in/marcochou

Research Area

Information Technology Management, Management Information Systems, Databases

Specific Research Area

* Partner with leading Hadoop distributor, Cloudera, to run IPD347/447 Big Data using Hadoop program. Topics include: Big Data, Map Reduce, HDFS, Hive, Pig, Hbase, Sqoop, Flume, Hue, Cloudera Manager, and more. * Partner with leading NoSQL vendor, DataStax, to run IPD351/451 and IT390 Big Data and NoSQL programs. Both Cassandra administration and development are included. * Partner with technology consulting firms, leverage crowdsourcing thur DePaul Student participation to jointly develop different projects. * Big Data Analysis and Information Management * Database High Availability, Scalability, and Recoverability * Technology training and professional development

Professional Associations

International Oracle Users Group (IOUG), Professional Association of SQL Server (PASS), Microsoft Certified Professional and Trainer

Schedule for Winter 2017-2018

Courses Taught at DePaul

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