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CS 643 - Distributed Systems


Units: 3
Distributed Systems theory and semantics. Topics may include: temporal logic, proof of program properties, time (logical clocks), state (distributed snapshots), fault-tolerance, replication, rollback recovery, processes and threads, Remote Procedure Calls, file systems.  Programming projects and review of literature.

Prerequisites: CS 441 or CS 621.
Credit Restrictions: Computer Science M.S. or B.S. students only.
Equivalent Quarter Course: CS 6580.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground.
Grading: A-F grading only.
Student Learning Outcomes - Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:
  1. Analyze the non-functional characteristics of distributed applications and differentiate between different types of middleware systems.
  2. Implement, design and deploy distributed systems using the prevalent models of web applications, remote objects, web services, and asynchronous messaging.
  3. Elaborate the function and interplay of network protocols from ARP to application protocols that enable distributed systems on the Internet.
  4. Develop the technical ability to code solutions with core networking protocols.
  5. Compare and explain the Network file system (NFS), the Andrew File System (AFS), and the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) for Big data.




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