Advanced Parallel and Distributed Systems (CMPT 865.3)

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CMPT 865 02 January 2019
CMPT 865 02 January 2018
CMPT 865 01 September 2016


Concerns selected design issues in distributed and parallel computer systems, particularly those most relevant to the goal of achieving high performance. In the parallel systems areas, such design issues arise in operating systems, run-time support software, compilers, and architecture. Topics concerning distributed systems may include interprocess communications, file systems, and load sharing, with emphasis on support for advanced parallel or multimedia applications.


Previous course in operating systems; CMPT 815; or equivalent.

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