Leader: C Watagodakumbura
Peninsula Second semester 2005 (Day)
Synopsis: Development of distributed software applications using distributed object technologies. Concepts & characteristics: system components, clients, servers, communication, coordination, component re-use, resource sharing, fault tolerance, and transparency. Typical architectures: multi-tiered, embedded, Web-based, legacy systems. Issues & techniques: synchronous and asynchronous communications, component/object location, atomic and composite objects, persistence, concurrency control & system integrity, object migration & replication. Enabling technologies: platform and language heterogeneity, infrastructure models for interoperability, object interface definition, remote operation invocation.
Assessment: Practical work: 40% + Examination: 60%
Contact Hours: 4 hours per week