Course Name: 

Distributed Computing Systems (IT406)


B.Tech (IT)


Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-2) 4


Basic concepts - Computer networks, Distributed systems andComputing, Design goals, Fundamental issues and transparencies in DCS, Ordering of events, Ordering of messages and concerned protocols, Global state detection Process synchronization, Process communications, Load balancing techniques.


G. Shivaratri, Advanced Concepts in Operating System, Tata McGraw Hill, 1994.
A.S Tanenbaum and M.V. Steen, Distributed Systems – Principles and Paradigms, Prentice-Hall, 2006.
Randy Chow, Distributed Operating Systems and Algorithms, Addison Wesley, 1997.
G.F. Coulouies, J.D. Dollimore and T. Kindberg, Distributed Systems: Concepts & Design, Addison Wesley, 1994.


Information Technology

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