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Distributed Systems
(dt. Verteilte Systeme)

Level, degree of commitment in original study programme Advanced module, compulsory elective module
Forms of teaching and learning,
workload
Lecture (2 SWS), recitation class (2 SWS),
180 hours (60 h attendance, 120 h private study)
Credit points,
formal requirements
6 CP
Translation missing. German original:
Studienleistung: Erreichen von mindestens 50 Prozent der Punkte aus den wöchentlich zu bearbeitenden Übungsaufgaben und mündliche Präsentation der Lösung von mindestens zwei der Übungsaufgaben.
Prüfungsleistung: Mündliche Prüfung oder Klausur
Language,
Grading
German,
The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for study course M.Sc. Computer Sciences.
Original study programme M.Sc. Informatik / Vertiefungsbereich Informatik
Duration,
frequency
One semester,
In der Regel jedes zweite Sommersemester
Person in charge of the module's outline Prof. Dr. Bernd Freisleben

Contents

  • Structures of distributed systems
  • communication
  • synchronization
  • naming
  • process management
  • consistency and replication
  • memory management
  • fault tolerance
  • distributed file systems
  • fault tolerance
  • security

Qualification Goals

  • Learn how distributed systems work,
  • Algorithms for problems of distributed systems,
  • Practice of scientific working methods (recognition, formulation, solving problems, training of abstraction skills),
  • Training of oral communication skills in the exercises by practicing free speech in front of an audience and during discussion.

Prerequisites

Translation is missing. Here is the German original:

Keine. Empfohlen werden die Kompetenzen, die in den Modulen Objektorientierte Programmierung, Datenstrukturen und Algorithmen, Systemsoftware und Rechnerkommunikation sowie Betriebssysteme vermittelt werden.


Recommended Reading

  • A. S. Tanenbaum, M. v. Steen: Distributed Systems, Pearson 2007.
  • G.F. Coulouris, J. Dollimore, T. Kindberg: Distributed Systems, Addison-Wesley, 2011.



Please note:

This page describes a module according to the latest valid module guide in Wintersemester 2018/19. Most rules valid for a module are not covered by the examination regulations and can therefore be updated on a semesterly basis. The following versions are available in the online module guide:

The module guide contains all modules, independent of the current event offer. Please compare the current course catalogue in Marvin.

The information in this online module guide was created automatically. Legally binding is only the information in the examination regulations (Prüfungsordnung). If you notice any discrepancies or errors, we would be grateful for any advice.