Distributed Computing

Course Name: 

Distributed Computing (CO367)


B.Tech (CSE)




Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

03 (3-0-0)


Introduction Distributed Systems and applications, Message Passing mechanisms IPC and RPC, Distributed Operating Systems – resources/process/thread management, Distributed File Systems and Services, Shared data, Synchronization Transaction and Concurrency Control, Distributed databases, Name service, Timing and Coordination, Replication, Security and Fault Tolerance.


1. Pradeep Sinha, "Distributed Operating Systems - Concepts and Design", PHI, 2000.
2. George Couloris, Jean Dollimore and Time Kindberg, "Distributed Systems: Concepts and Design", Second Edition, Addison Wesley, 2003.
3. A.S. Tanenbaum and M.V. Steen, "Distributed Systems – Principles and Paradigms", PHI, 2003.
4. V. Rajaraman, C. Siva Ram Murthy, "Parallel Computers: Architecutre and Programming", PHI.


Computer Science and Engineering

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Dr. Alwyn Roshan Pais
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Department of CSE, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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