Distributed Systems and Network Principles (COMP2121)
UNIT OF STUDY
The unit will provide a broad introduction to the principles of distributed systems and their design; provide students the fundamental knowledge required to analyse and construct various types of distributed systems; explain the common architectural principles and approaches used in the design of networks at different scales (e.g. shared medium access and routing); introduce the programming skills required for developing distributed applications, and will cover the use of Java class libraries and APIs; cover common approaches and techniques in distributed resource management (e.g. task scheduling).
Further unit of study information
Lecture 2 hrs/week; Tutorial 2 hrs/week.
Through semester assessment (50%) Final Exam (50%)
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Prerequisites and assumed knowledge
INFO1103 and (INFO1105 or INFO1905)
Introductory Java programming unit, Data Structures, Algorithms
(COMP2007 OR COMP2907)
Study this unit outside a degree
If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.
If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.