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Distributed Systems

DF14200, 2013VT

Status Archive
School National Graduate School in Computer Science (CUGS)
Division SAS
Owner Petru Eles

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Course plan

Lectures

24 hours

Recommended for

Doctoral students in computer science/systems.

The course was last given

Spring 2011

Goals

The course presents theories and principles for distributed systems together with an overview of techniques, algorithms and tools used for implementing distributed systems.

Prerequisites

Computation II

Contents


  • Characteristics of distributed systems

  • Models of distributed systems

  • Middleware and Case study: CORBA

  • Time and state: global states, logical clocks, causality and time

  • Fundamental algorithms: mutual exclusion and election

  • Replication

  • Peer-to-peer Systems

  • Large-scale distributed systems and services

Organized by

Department of Computer and Information Science, Linköping University

Literature

George Coulouris, Jean Dollimore, Tim Kindberg: "Distributed Systems - Concepts and Design" 4th Edition, Addison Wesley Publishing Comp., 2005.

Research articles

Lecturers

Petru Eles, Niklas Carlsson

Examiner

Petru Eles

Examination

Written exam.

Credit

5 hp

Comments

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