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.


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


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

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

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

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