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Distributed Systems - ITEC801

This unit covers both fundamental issues and recent trends in distributed computing. We examine the complexities of distributed communications systems such as partial failures, shared memory, scheduling problems and multiple clocks. Networking protocols and other industry standards are discussed. Lectures will mostly be expository and conceptual and aim to provide a solid understanding of distributed systems and related enduring issues.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S2 Evening - Session 2, North Ryde, Evening

Staff Contact(s): Computing staff

ITEC647 Prerequisite Information


Unit Designation(s):


Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Computing

Faculty of Science and Engineering

Course structures, including unit offerings, are subject to change.
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