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


Leader: TBA

Not offered in 2005.

Synopsis: Introduction: scope, motives, history, advantages and disadvantages. Architectures and design goals. Remote procedure call. Scheduling and concurrency. Files and directories. Collaboration and replication. Protection and security. Case studies.

Assessment: Examination (2 hours, closed book): 50% + Written and oral presentation of a distributed system: 50%