Meets: Tu and Th, 2.00
PM - 3.15 PM, 1310 DCL (Digital Computer Laboratory)
(fastest way to get queries answered):
[Recommended purchase] Coulouris,
G., Dollimore, J., Kindberg, T., and Blair G., Distributed Systems: Concepts and
Design, Addison-Wesley, Fifth Edition, 2011, ISBN:
Please note: We will refer to chapter, section, and
problem numbers ONLY in the Fifth Edition. If you use an older edition, correct
interpretation/translation of these numbers is
solely the students' responsibility (no excuses).
[Supplementary (Optional) Textbooks]
Lots of readings from the Web
Sukumar Ghosh. Distributed
Systems: An Algorithmic Approach. 2006 CRC Press,
ISBN: 1584885645. (Available online free at the
A. Tanenbaum and M.
Steen, Distributed systems: principles and paradigms, Prentice Hall,
Second Edition, 2005, ISBN: 0132392275.
241 or ECE 391 or equivalent course on Operating Systems or Networking
(approval of instructor required for latter).