- Schedule of Classes - October 21, 2019 7:14PM EDT
- Course Catalog - October 21, 2019 7:15PM EDT
Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2019-2020.
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.
Regular Academic Session.
Credits and Grading Basis
4 Credits Graded(Letter grades only)
Class Number & Section Details
- MWOlin Hall 255
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
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