Distributed Systems Lecture Schedule

This web page is for both Distribuerade Systems MN1 and Disriburade System TF F4Sy.

Much of the information is the same for both courses.

The course textbook is:

Old Exams

An old exam

Reading list

The reading list is on the timetable. Please note that this is for the Coulouris, Dollimore and Kindberg book.

Schema

The time table for MN1 and F4Sy intersect. The F4Sy course is less points than the MN1 version of course. So students on the F4Sy instance only have to show up to a subset of the lectures. For both instances of the course the lab assignments are the same.
Lecture Topics and Link to Slides Reading list
  If an entry is this colour then the lecture is for both TF and MN1.  
  If the entry is this colour then the lecture is only for the MN1 students.  
1 - 20/1 Introduction and Registration, Chapter 1 and Chapter 2. Slides Chapter 1 and 2 complete.
2 - 24/1 Chapter 5. Remote Objects and Remote Invocation. Slides Chapter 5, 5.1-5.4 and 5.6
3 - 28/1 Clocks and Clock Synchronisation. Slides Chapter 10. 10.1,10.2,10.3
4 - 2/2 Chapter 10. Logical time and Logical Clocks. Section 10.4. Global States Slides 10.5
5 - 8/2 - Only DVP Chapter 14. Replication. Slides Chapter 14. 14.1-14.3
6 - 9/2 Only DVP Chapter 16. Shared Memory. Slides
7 - 11/2 Chapter 12. Transactions and Concurrency Control. Chapter 12. Slides
8 - 16/2 - Only DVP Chapter 13. Distributed Transactions. Slides Chatper 13. 13.1-13.5 plus 12.3
9 - 23/2 Chapter 11. Coordination and Agreement. Chapter 13 13.1-13.5 plus 12.3 Slides
10 - 28/2 More on Coordination and Agreement.. Multicast. Slides in .ps .
11 - 2/3 Naming. Chapter 9. 9.1,9.2,9.3,9.5,9.6


Last modified: Wed Mar 9 17:17:42 MET 2005