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Systems and Computer Engineering (SYSC)

Department of Systems and Computer Engineering
Faculty of Engineering

SYSC 3001 [0.5 credit]

Operating Systems & Databases

Operating systems and databases treated from a common perspective. Management of CPU, processes, memory, files, and data. Implications of concurrency. Concurrent programming, including interprocess communication in distributed systems. Data models and query languages.
Precludes additional credit for SYSC 4001.
Prerequisites: (SYSC 2002 or SYSC 2100), and SYSC 2003.
Lectures three hours a week, laboratory/problem analysis two hours a week.

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