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Distributed Systems

Description

Distributed Systems are ubiquitous in modern computer systems. In general, any computing system composed of interconnected autonomous processors is a distributed system. Therefore, understanding how distributed systems are structured is paramount to master modern computer systems. This course is an introduction to distributed systems. It covers basic principles, architectures, and algorithms of distributed systems. The course surveys various aspects of distributed systems, including distributed systems architectures, networking and internetworking, distributed objects and remote invocation, security, distributed file systems, name services, consistency and replication, fault tolerance, and distributed transactions.

 

REFERENCES

  • Distributed Systems: Concepts and Design (5th Edition), G. Coulouris, J. Dollimore, T. Kindberg and G. Blair. Addison-Wesley, 2011.

People

 

Pedone F.

Course director

Le L. H.

Assistant

Ton T. K. L.

Assistant

Additional information

Semester
Fall
Academic year
2016-2017
ECTS
6
Education
Master of Science in Informatics, Core course, Lecture, 1st and 2nd year

Master of Science in Management and Informatics, Elective course, Lecture, 2nd year