COM 1335 Distributed Operating Systems

Course Description and Catalog Information
Course Information (links to past and current course materials)
Course Format
Course Coordinator
Textbooks and References
Course Goals
Prerequisites by Topic
Major Topics Covered in Course
Laboratory Projects

Course Description

Covers distributed operating systems; communication: ATM, client-server, remote procedure call; processors, processes, and threads; distributed file systems; security. Uses case studies.

4 QH credit
Prerequisite: COM 1330.


Course Information

Course is offered during the Spring and Summer quarters. CS majors are guaranteed a place in class.

Course Format

BSCS03 Systems track
BSCS04 elective course
BACS focused elective
BSIS general elective

This is a track course for BS CS majors graduating in the years 2003 and before, an elective for BS CS majors graduating in the year 2004 and beyond, and a 'focused elective' for  BA CS majors.

Course Coordinators

Professor John Casey
jcasey@ccs.neu.edu

Textbooks and References

Spring 2000

Course Goals

  • Learn to work with medium sized programs by building substantial portions of one.
  • Gain experience with a very well designed program: the Unix file system.
  • Work in teams to build software.
  • Prerequisites by Topic

    COM 1330

    Major Topics Covered in the Course

    Laboratory projects

    See above.