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