CSE 4510-E06/5241 Distributed Computing (Spring 2009)

Philip Chan
242 Engineering Complex, 674-7280, pkc@cs.fit.edu
Office Hours: MW 1-3pm (or by appointment)
Course Web Page: http://www.cs.fit.edu/~pkc/classes/dc/

This course introduces fundamental concepts in software systems that support and work in a distributed computing environment. Topics in network communication mechanisms, distributed operating systems, services supporting distributed systems, and distributed algorithms are discussed. Programming assignments include implementing different aspects of distributed systems.


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Important Dates
Last day to drop Jan 23 (Fri)
Midterm exam Mar 11 (Wed) [tentative]
Last day to withdraw Mar 20 (Fri)
Final exam May 4 (Mon), 6pm-8pm