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School of Engineering
COMPUTER ENGINEERING
Course unit
DISTRIBUTED SYSTEMS
INL1000514, A.A. 2015/16

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Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
COMPUTER ENGINEERING
IN0521, Degree course structure A.Y. 2009/10, A.Y. 2015/16
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 9.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination DISTRIBUTED SYSTEMS
Department of reference Department of Information Engineering
E-Learning website https://elearning.dei.unipd.it/course/view.php?idnumber=2015-IN0521-000ZZ-2014-INL1000514-N0
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction Italian
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit can be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit can be chosen as Optional Course unit

Lecturers
Teacher in charge CARLO FERRARI ING-INF/05

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Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge Degree course code
SSM0014105 DISTRIBUTED SYSTEMS CARLO FERRARI SS1451
INL1000514 DISTRIBUTED SYSTEMS CARLO FERRARI IN0524

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses ING-INF/05 Data Processing Systems 9.0

Course unit organization
Period First semester
Year 2nd Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 9.0 72 153.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 26/09/2016
End of activities 28/01/2016
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2009 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
12 A.A. 2019/2020 01/10/2019 15/03/2021 FERRARI CARLO (Presidente)
MORO MICHELE (Membro Effettivo)
DI NUNZIO GIORGIO MARIA (Supplente)
MIGLIARDI MAURO (Supplente)
ZINGIRIAN NICOLA (Supplente)
11 A.A. 2018/2019 01/10/2018 15/03/2020 MIGLIARDI MAURO (Presidente)
MORO MICHELE (Membro Effettivo)
NANNI LORIS (Supplente)
10 A.A. 2017/2018 01/10/2017 15/03/2019 MIGLIARDI MAURO (Presidente)
MORO MICHELE (Membro Effettivo)
NANNI LORIS (Supplente)
9 A.A. 2016/2017 01/10/2016 15/03/2018 FERRARI CARLO (Presidente)
MORO MICHELE (Membro Effettivo)
AVANZINI FEDERICO (Supplente)
FANTOZZI CARLO (Supplente)
GHIDONI STEFANO (Supplente)
MENEGATTI EMANUELE (Supplente)
VANDIN FABIO (Supplente)
8 A.A. 2015/2016 01/10/2015 15/03/2017 FERRARI CARLO (Presidente)
MORO MICHELE (Membro Effettivo)
DE POLI GIOVANNI (Supplente)
MIGLIARDI MAURO (Supplente)
7 A.A. 2014/2015 01/10/2014 15/03/2016 FERRARI CARLO (Presidente)
MORO MICHELE (Membro Effettivo)
DE POLI GIOVANNI (Supplente)
MIGLIARDI MAURO (Supplente)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: Computer Network,
Database Systems,
Operating Systems.
Target skills and knowledge: Developing Distributed Systems design skills that take into account heterogeneity, scalability, resource sharing, security, fault tolerance and concurrency control issues.
Examination methods: Oral test
Assessment criteria: Oral test 100%
Course unit contents: Architectures and models for distributed systems. Concurrency, consistency, dependability, fault-tolerance, security. Transactional Systems. Models and tools for programming. Applications

Network protocols, processes, threads. Architectures and models for distributed systems: client-server and peer-to-peer. Distributed objects and remote invocation. Naming. Distributed file server. Consistency and synchronization. Data replica. Distributed transaction and concurrency control. Security. Resource Sharing. Virtual organization. Dependability and Fault Tolerance. Models and tools for programming. CORBA. Distributed Supercomputing, On-Demand Computing, Data-Intensive Computing. Distributed Multimedia Servers, High-Throughput Computing, Real-Time Systems.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Lecture (72 hours/semester)
Additional notes about suggested reading: Books and recent papers on the course topics
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Andrew S. Tanenbaum, Maarten Van Steen, Distributed Systems: principle and paradigms. London: Pearson-Prentice Hall, 2007. II edition Cerca nel catalogo
  • George COulouris, Jean Dollimore, Tim Kindberg, Distributed Systems: concepts and design. Harlow: Addison-Wesley, 2011. V editiion Cerca nel catalogo