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Distributed Operating Systems


The Distributed Operating Systems lecture continues and consolidates the topics of the basic course Operating Systems and Security. It is particularly focused on presenting a balanced combination of distributed systems in-use as well as research projects and their underlying construction principles.

The lecture will cover the following aspects:
  • Scalability and Fault Tolerance
  • Memory Consistency and Synchronization in Parallel Systems
  • Security in Distributed Systems and Trusted Computing


Slides will be published here shortly before the lectures. The first exercise will be on April 17 2018.

  1. Scalability and DNS
  2. Parallel Systems Software: High Performance Computing, Additional slides (MPI), Additional literature: Paper 1, Paper 2


Exercises will be published here about a week before the tutorials. The first tutorial will be on 17 April, 2018.

  1. Domain Name System (April 17 2018)
Last modified: 16th Apr 2018, 9.54 AM
Author: Dr.-Ing. Michael Roitzsch

Prof. Dr.
Hermann Härtig

Phone: +49 (0) 351 463-38282
Fax: +49 (0) 351 463-38284
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  • ModuleModules: INF-BI-1, INF-BAS4, INF-VERT4, DSE-E3
  • Credits6 Credit Points
  • 2/1/0 = 3 SWS
Time and Place
  • Lecture, weekly
    TimeMon, 11.10 AM PlaceAPB E008
  • Exercise, biweekly
    TimeTue, 9.20 AM PlaceAPB E006
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