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Distributed computing systems ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)


Leader: P Granville and A Zaslavsky

Caulfield Second semester 2005 (Day)
South Africa Second semester 2005 (Day)

Synopsis: Architecture of distributed systems; networking and internetworking; interprocess communications and RPC; distributed operating systems; mobile computing systems; distributed database systems; distributed file systems; proprietary approaches to distributed computing; object technology in distributed systems; failure recovery and fault tolerance issues; concurrency control in distributed systems; synchronisation and replication in distributed systems; security in distributed systems.

Assessment: Examination (2 hours): 50% + Two practical assignments: 50%

Contact Hours: 2 hours per week

Prerequisites: COT2001 or CSE2318 or CSE3318, or COT2004 or CSE2004

Prohibitions: COT3002