Course Overview

Principles and techniques for sharing information and resources in computer networks, ranging from high-speed clusters and data centers to the global Internet. Topics include advanced distributed storage, distributed programming environments, replication, caching and consistency, transactional concurrency control, reliable update and recovery, and issues of scale and security for Internet services. Recommended prerequisite: Computer Science 310 or 510.

Lecture: Wednesday/Friday 1:45-3pm, LSRC D106
Resources: Sakai, Gradescope, Ed Discussion, Panopto

Course Staff

Instructors: Danyang Zhuo
TAs: Xinhao Kong, Yongji Wu
Office Hours:
Danyang Zhuo - Wednesday 10-11am, LSRC D313
Xinhao Kong - By appointment
Yongji Wu - By appointment


20% Programming Assignments
20% In-Class Midterm Exam
20% In-Class Final Exam
35% Course Project
5% Participation