Computer Science and Engineering

CSE 138 Distributed Systems

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, Distributed Systems: File Sharing, Online Gaming, and More.)


Prerequisite(s): CSE 130 or CSE 131.