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Computer Science (COMP)

School of Computer Science
Faculty of Science

COMP 4000 [0.5 credit]

Distributed Operating Systems

An advanced course emphasizing the principles of distributed operating systems including networking protocols, distributed file systems, remote IPC mechanisms, graphical user interfaces, load balancing, and process migration. Case studies include current "standards" as well as novel systems under development.
Prerequisite: COMP 3000 and COMP 3203, or equivalent.
Lectures three hours a week.

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