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
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
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