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Welcome to openHPI

Sign up now for openHPI, the educational Internet platform of the German Hasso Plattner Institute, Potsdam. You take part in our worldwide social learning network based on interactive online courses covering different subjects in Information and Communications Technology (ICT). Enter a fascinating world of knowledge with our free open online courses. Meet other participants from around the world and familiarize yourself with fundamental and current topics in ICT, computer science and IT systems engineering. open online education

It is difficult to imagine life without the Internet or our smartphones, which rarely leave our hands. Sometimes we wonder how all this technology actually works. You will find the answers here in our free online courses for everybody.

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Please join Prof. Hasso Plattner's successful online-course “In-Memory Database Management” in Chinese language

we are glad to announce the next Chinese iteration of Prof. Plattner's course on "[In-Memory Data Management][1]" starting on November 3rd, 2014. The 6-week course will be held in English with Chinese subtitles. It will give you a deep dive into the inner mechanics of an in-memory database and its impact on enterprise applications. About 90 minutes of video material, the lecture slides, additional self-test and assignment questions will be made available as learning material each week. Additionally, all learners will get access to the latest version of our extensive reading material.



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