Distributed Systems

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Lecturer: Leonardo Querzoni
CFUs: 6
Lecture hours:
    1st semester:
    Monday 8:00-10:30, room 8, Via del Castro Laurenziano.
    Friday 10:30-13:00, room IV, Caglioti building, Piazzale Aldo Moro 5.

Access resources and discussion threads on Piazza:
  • Introduction to Distributed Systems
  • Basic Abstractions (Distributed Computations, Abstracting Processes, Abstracting Communications, Timing Assumptions, Abstracting Time)
  • Clock Synchronisation
  • Broadcast (Best Effort Broadcast, Reliable Broadcast, Uniform Reliable Broadcast, Probabilistic Broadcast)
  • Consensus (Regular Consensus, FLP Impossibility Result, Uniform Consensus, Paxos Algorithm)
  • Ordered Communications
  • Shared Memories
  • Software Replication
  • CAP Theorem and its Applications
  • Byzantine Fault Tolerance
  • Publish/subscribe Systems
  • Distributed ledgers