Computer Science and EngineeringCSE 138 Distributed Systems: File Sharing, Online Gaming, and More

Covers topics in distributed computing including communication, naming, synchronization, consistency and replication, fault tolerance, and security. Examples drawn from peer-to-peer systems, online gaming, the World Wide Web; other systems also used to illustrate approaches to these topics. Students implement simple distributed systems over the course of the quarter. (Formerly CMPS 128.)


Prerequisite(s): CSE 101 or CSE 150. CSE 131 recommended.



Quarter offered

Fall, Spring


L. Kuper, E. Miller, D. Long, P. Alvaro