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Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2016-2017.
This course broadly examines high performance systems and networks. It especially covers systems and networks built from low cost commodity components like modern datacenters that provide platforms for cloud and other online services. It teaches abstractions, design, and implementation techniques that allow students to build the kind of scalable high performance systems and networks that can deal with real-world cloud workloads. Students study high performance designs and implementations: They create projects related to operating systems kernel and driver designs and implementations on the systems side and network medium, protocol, and topology designs on the networking side. The key is that students immerse themselves in state-of-the-art systems and networks, produce a few small course projects and a final project, and gain an understanding necessary to build highly available, reliable, and performant systems and networks while relying mainly on low cost, commodity components.
When Offered Spring.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: CS 4410 and CS 4411 or equivalent.
Credits and Grading Basis
4 Credits Graded(Letter grades only)
Class Number & Section Details
- MWFHollister Hall 110
Priority given to CS MEng students.
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