CSC 462

Distributed Computing

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-3-0

Review of computer networking. Mechanisms including interprocess communication and remote procedure call. Distributed operating systems design problems: kernels and microkernels, process models, virtual memory, naming and protecting. Distributed file systems. Fundamental problems in distributed computing: naming, ordering of events, replication and atomicity. Case studies.

Note:

  • Credit will be granted for only one of CSC 462, SENG 462.

Prerequisites:

Undergraduate course in Computer Science offered by the Department of Computer Science in the Faculty of Engineering.

Schedules:
Summer 2018 Fall 2018 Spring 2019

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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