Course Name: 

Distributed Computing Systems (IT751)


M.Tech (IT)


Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-2) 4


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


Mukesh Singhal and Niranjan G. Shivaratri, Advanced Concepts in Operating System, Tata McGraw Hill, 1994.
A.S Tanenbaum and M.V. Steen, Distributed Systems – Principles and Paradigms, PHI, 2015.
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, 5th Edn, 2012.
Ajay .D. Kshemkalyani, Mukesh Singhal, Distributed Computing, Cambridge University Press, 2008


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