Distributed systems

Course Code :1001WETIGS
Study domain:Computer Science
Academic year:2017-2018
Semester:1st semester
Sequentiality:Minimum 8/20 for Advanced programming and Operating systems
Contact hours:45
Credits:6
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Steven Latré

3. Course contents *

The course consists of two logical parts, respectively treating the principles en paradigms.

First an introduction and short review of basic tools (processes, vcommunication) is given, followed by a selection of the following possible subjects:

  1. Principles
    • Naming
    • Synchronization
    • Consistency and replication
    • Fault tolerance
  2. Paradigms
    • Distributed object-based systems
    • Distributed file systems
    • Distributed web-based systems