CS 5414

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

Studies the abstractions and algorithms that constitute the foundations for implementing concurrent and distributed computing, with emphasis on supporting fault-tolerance. Topics vary to reflect advances in the field but typically include global state snapshots, causality and clocks (logical and physical), agreement and consensus, primary-backup and state-machine replication, quorums, and gossip. Students undertake a substantial software project to put these ideas into practice. Many students obtain additional project credit by co-registering in CS 4999 or CS 5999.

When Offered Fall.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: CS 4410 or permission of instructor.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion.

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 13098CS 5414  LEC 001

  • Enrollment limited to CIS students only. All others may add themselves to the waitlist during add/drop. Please go to http://www.cs.cornell.edu/courseinfo/enrollment for updates