FI:PA053 Distributed Systems - Course Information
PA053 Distributed Systems and MiddlewareFaculty of Informatics
- Extent and Intensity
- 2/0. 2 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
- prof. Ing. Petr Tůma, Dr. (lecturer), doc. Ing. Jan Staudek, CSc. (deputy)
- Guaranteed by
- prof. RNDr. Václav Matyáš, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Department of Computer Systems and Communications - Faculty of Informatics
- Fri 18. 3. 10:00–15:50 B204, Fri 8. 4. 10:00–15:50 B204, Fri 22. 4. 10:00–15:50 B204, Fri 6. 5. 10:00–15:50 B204, Fri 20. 5. 10:00–15:50 B204
- Course Enrolment Limitations
- The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
- Fields of study the course is directly associated with
- there are 18 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
- Course objectives
- At the end of the course students should be able to:
understand and explain the abstractions provided by operating systems and middleware layers in a distributed environment
organize an analysis of the communication, replication, sharing issues,
work with information on the abstractions provided by the distributed operating system kernels,
work with information on the abstractions provided by the middleware layers,
assess specific system studies,
use modern technologies to create distributed applications.
- Analysis of the issues related to communication, replication, sharing.
- Overview and comparison of concepts provided by kernels of distributed operating systems.
- Specific system studies (Mach, Mosix, Spring).
- Middleware for distributed environments.
- Specific system studies (CORBA, RMI, DCOM, .NET, EJB, CCM).
- Operating systems: Concurrent and distributed software design , Jean Bacon and Tim Harris, Addison Wesley, 2003, ISBN: 0-321-11789-1
- Teaching methods
- Assessment methods
- Lectures, class discussion, written test.
- Language of instruction
- Further Comments
- Study Materials
The course is taught annually.