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Distributed Application Architectures

Module name (EN): Distributed Application Architectures
Degree programme: Computer Science and Communication Systems, Master, ASPO 01.04.2016
Module code: KI705
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 3V+1P (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 5
Semester: 1
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Oral examination: 50 %; case study/student assignment: 50 %
Curricular relevance:
KI705 Computer Science and Communication Systems, Master, ASPO 01.04.2016, semester 1, mandatory course
PIM-AVA Applied Informatics, Master, ASPO 01.10.2011, semester 3, mandatory course
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Markus Esch
Prof. Dr. Markus Esch
Moritz Fey, M.Sc.

[updated 25.09.2017]
Technical Systems Lab (8207)
Learning outcomes:
Students will be taught the important techniques deployed in the development of complex, distributed systems. The course covers in detail some of the advanced concepts used in developing distributed systems such as ODP and OMA. Students will also be taught the underlying theoretical framework required to develop complex, distributed applications. Areas addressed include the transaction concept, distributed mutual exclusion, distributed termination, clock synchronization and replication mechanisms.

[updated 08.05.2008]
Module content:
1.        Examples of large software systems
2.        Middleware
3.        Open Distributed Processing (ODP)
4.        Object Management Architecture (OMA)
5.        Software development model for designing distributed systems
6.        Formal specifications of distributed systems
7.        Case studies

[updated 08.05.2008]
Recommended or required reading:
POPIEN, Claudia: Verteilte Verarbeitung offener Systeme, Aachener Beiträge zur Informatik, 1996
SPANIOL, Otto; Linnhoff-Popein, Claudia; Meyer, Bernd: Trends in Distributed Systems: CORBA and Beyond 96, Aachen, Germany, October 12, 1996, Proceedings
COLOURIS, George; DOLLIMORE, Jean; KINDBERG, Tim: Distributed Systems Concepts , Addison Wesley. 4th Edition 2005
COLOURIS George; DOLLIMORE Jean; KINDBERG Tim: Verteilte Systeme - Konzepte, Addison Wesley 2002.

[updated 08.05.2008]
Module offered in:
WS 2017/18, WS 2016/17, WS 2015/16, WS 2014/15, WS 2013/14, ...
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