Dates may change depending on progress throug the semester.
Links from system names in the syllabus are for general information only.
For the assigned readings in the course visit the reading list.
|27 January||Introduction and Communication Models||
|3 Feruary||Communication Models: Message Passing, Shared Memory, Remote
Systems: Ivy, Linda
|PPT@ slide 24|
|February 10th||Distributed Concurrency, Transactions, Deadlock||PPT@ slide 63|
|February 24th||Naming and Binding and Location Service||PPT@ slide 129|
|March 2nd||Ubiquitous and Pervasive Computing, Mobile and Portable Devices||PPT@ slide 145|
|March 2nd||Security: Concepts and Distributed Systems, Trusted Computing||PPT@ slide 161|
|March 9th||2:00p.m. - 4:40p.m. Midterm Exam - in class||n/a|
|March 9th||Short Lecture After mid-term - Virtualization - Xen, VMWare, Denali, Terra||PPT@ slide 206|
|March 23rd||File Systems, File System Performance||
|March 30th||Case Studies - Locus, Athena, Andrew||.|
|April 13th||Scheduling (Scheduler Activations, PRM, Condor), Real-time, Fault-tolerance, and Database support.||.|
|April 20th||Grid Computing, Cloud Computing||.|
|April 27th||Guidelines for building scalable systems, Selected Topics, Review
Research paper due 5p.m., Friday, 4/27
|May 8th||2p.m.- 4p.m. Final Exam||-|