Checking date: 18/04/2024

Course: 2024/2025

Parallel and Distributed Systems
Master in Computational and Applied Mathematics (Plan: 458 - Estudio: 372)

Coordinating teacher: GARCIA CARBALLEIRA, FELIX

Department assigned to the subject: Computer Science and Engineering Department

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS


- Modelling, and evaluatging paralllel and distributed systems. - Ability to design parallel and distributed applications. - To know the main aspect of parallel and distributed system design. - To know and apply simulation techniques in parallel and distributed systems. - Ability to analyze technical documents and scientifc papers. - Ability to transmit the results of a scientific research. Basic competences: CB6, CB7, CB8, CB9, CB10 General competences: CG3, CG4, CG6 Specific competences: CE2 Other competences to be acquired: - CA26: Ability to design and evaluate systems based on distributed computing. - CA27: Ability to model, design, define and organize the architecture of a distributed system, and to be able to apply advanced knowledge of distributed systems and applications. - CA30: Ability to understand and evaluate the architecture of a high performance computing system.
Description of contents: programme
- Introduction to distributed and parallel systems - Distributed system models and algorithms - Fault tolerance - Simulation Techniques in Distributed and Parallel Systems - High Performance Computing - Large-scale distributed and parallel systems - Distributed and parallel file systems
Learning activities and methodology
- Practical and Theoretical lectures - Student work
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 0
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 100

Calendar of Continuous assessment

Basic Bibliography
  • Arun Kulkarni, Nupur Prasad Giri, Nikhilesh Joshi, Bhushan Jadhav. Parallel and Distributed Systems, 2ed. Wiley. 2016
  • Ian Gorton. Concurrency and Scalability for Distributed Systems. O'Reilly Media, Inc., . 2022
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