Leader: D Thomson
Gippsland First semester 2005 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2005 (OCL)
Singapore First semester 2005 (OCL)
Synopsis: Distributed database systems: clients, servers, application servers, database servers, clusters of servers. Implementation issues: performance, security, transactions. Enterprise application server capabilities: hot deployment, clean shutdown, clustering, farming, load balancing, automatic fail-over. Enterprise application coding: DBMS access, distributed components, messaging services, authentication, authorization, encryption, transactions, fat and thin clients. Enterprise application software development tools. Access to the University's computer systems through an Internet service provider is compulsory for off-campus students.
Assessment: Assignments (2): 40% + Examination (3 hours): 60%
Contact Hours: 4 hours per week