CS 6465

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

Course explores new hardware and software technologies that are likely to have a major impact on large-scale computer systems, with a focus on understanding the research challenges that will arise as we start to integrate them into existing cloud infrastructures. The class will center on a mix of readings, discussion, and individualized research activities. The technologies to be discussed may include, for example, RDMA networking, network interfaces with novel capabilities, new memory options such as 3D-XPoint and high-density multi-layer NAND/SSD, battery-backed SSD, NetFPGA and GPU co-processors, and the new Intel SGX enclave security technology.

When Offered Fall.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: Ph.D. students.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: CS 6410.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16994CS 6465  LEC 001

  • Enrollment in this class is limited to PhD students only. Undergraduates or MS students may only register with instructor's approval, which will be granted only if they have the prerequisite and are planning to join a PhD program eventually. M.Eng students will not be permitted to register: they should take CS 5412 in the spring.