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COMP 512 Distributed Systems (4 credits)

Offered by: Computer Science (Faculty of Science)


Computer Science (Sci) : Models and Architectures. Application-oriented communication paradigms (e.g. remote method invocation, group communication). Naming services. Synchronization (e.g. mutual exclusion, concurrency control). Fault-tolerance (e.g. process and replication, agreement protocols). Distributed file systems. Security. Examples of distributed systems (e.g. Web, CORBA). Advanced Topics.

Terms: Fall 2013

Instructors: Bettina Kemme (Fall)

  • 4 hours
  • Prerequisites: COMP 310, COMP 251 or equivalent.