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Distributed Systems

DF14200, 2009VT

Status Cancelled
School National Graduate School in Computer Science (CUGS)
Division SAS
Owner Petru Eles
Homepage http://www.ida.liu.se/cugs/CCC-DistributedSystems

Due to low number of participants the course is cancelled.

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Course plan


24 hours

Recommended for

Doctoral students in computer science.

The course was last given

Spring 2008


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


Computation II


  • 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, termination detection, distributed routing algorithms

  • Real-time distributed systems: clock synchronization, real-time communication, scheduling and schedulability analysis in distributed systems

  • Fault tolerance in distributed systems: replication, fault tolerance in asynchronous and synchronous systems, stabilization

Organized by

Department of Computer Science, Högskolan i Skövde
Department of Computer Science, Linköping University


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

2.Research articles


Sten F. Andler, Petru Eles


Sten F. Andler, Petru Eles


Written exam.


4.5 hp (3)


The course is given in an intensive format ("crash course") at a conference facility.

Course web page


Page responsible: Director of Graduate Studies
Last updated: 2012-05-03