Class Meets: Tu and Th, 2.00 PM - 3.15 PM, 1320 DCL (DCL = Digital Computer Laboratory
Discussion Forum (fastest way to get queries answered): Piazza (please check often for announcements)
To mail staff, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
[Recommended, but not Required] Coulouris, G., Dollimore, J., Kindberg, T., and Blair G., Distributed Systems: Concepts and Design, Addison-Wesley, Fifth Edition, 2011, ISBN: 0132143011. 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 UIUC library)
A. Tanenbaum and M. Steen, Distributed systems: principles and paradigms, Prentice Hall, Second Edition, 2005, ISBN: 0132392275.
Prerequisites: CS 241 or ECE 391 or equivalent course on Operating Systems or Networking (approval of instructor required for latter).
Grades: Compass 2g