Title:

Distributed Application Environment

Code:PDI
Ac.Year:2012/2013
Term:Winter
Study plans:
ProgramBranchYearDuty
IT-MSC-2MBI-Elective
IT-MSC-2MBS-Elective
IT-MSC-2MGM-Compulsory-Elective - group I
IT-MSC-2MIN-Elective
IT-MSC-2MIS2ndCompulsory-Elective - group N
IT-MSC-2MMI-Elective
IT-MSC-2MMM-Elective
IT-MSC-2MPV2ndCompulsory-Elective - group C
IT-MSC-2MSK2ndCompulsory
Language:Czech
Private info:http://www.fit.vutbr.cz/study/courses/PDI/private/
Credits:5
Completion:examination (written)
Type of
instruction:
Hour/semLecturesSem. ExercisesLab. exercisesComp. exercisesOther
Hours:3900013
 ExaminationTestsExercisesLaboratoriesOther
Points:55100035
Guarantee:Zendulka Jaroslav, doc. Ing., CSc., DIFS
Lecturer:Ráb Jaroslav, Ing., DIFS
Ryšavý Ondřej, Ing., Ph.D., DIFS
Faculty:Faculty of Information Technology BUT
Department:Department of Information Systems FIT BUT
 
Learning objectives:
The aim is to understand principles and design of applications for distributed environment, obtain overview of modern distributed environments and ability of usage application interface for various programming environments.
Description:
Common characteristics of distributed environments. Principles, algorithms and systems of distributed computing. Types of distributed environments. Design and model of distributed applications. Distributed operating and file systems. Distributed database systems. Technology JSP, J2EE, JavaBeans, EJB, RPC, XML-RPC, SOAP, IIOP. Web services. Technology CORBA, COM, DCOM. Security in distributed applications.
Learning outcomes and competences:
The stundent will acquaint yourself with concepts and principles of distributed environments, with design and implementation of applications for distributed environments and security aspects in distributed environments.
Syllabus of lectures:
  1. Common characteristics of distributed environments
  2. (no lecture)
  3. Model of distributed computations    
  4. Logical Time
  5. Global State
  6. Group Communication
  7. Terminal Detection
  8. RPC, XML-RPC, CORBA, Real-time CORBA
  9. Mutual exclusion
  10. Consensus and agreement
  11. SOA, SOAP, Enterprise Applications
  12. Complex Event Processing
  13. Programming languages for large distributed systems
Syllabus - others, projects and individual work of students:
  1. Implementation of selected applications,algorithms for selected distributed environments.
Fundamental literature:
  1. Kshemkalyani, Singhal: Distributed Computing, Cambridge Press, 2008.
  2. Tanenbaum, A., Steen, M.: Distributed Systems: Principles and Paradigms. Prentice Hall, 2002, ISBN: 0130888931
Study literature:
  1. Tanenbaum, A.: Modern Operating Systems. Prentice Hall, 2001, ISBN: 0130313580
  2. Stevens, W.R. "UNIX Network Programming." Vol. 1, The Sockets Networking API, 2004, ISBN: 0131411551
  3. Stevens, W.R. "UNIX Network Programming." Vol. 2, Interprocess Communications, 1999, ISBN: 0130810819
  4. selected research papers
Progress assessment:
Requirements specification and design of projects, two projects elaboration, presentation of projects/research paper, mid-term exam.