Master Digital Economy

Distributed Systems

In this course we will discuss:

  • the basic characteristics of distributed systems;

  • architectures of distributed systems;

  • problems related to the communication in distributed systems;

  • methods and techniques to address such problems;

  • different types of middleware;

  • software patterns for distributed systems;

  • an introduction to graph theory and graph algorithms.


The course focuses on generic concepts, techniques, methods, and open
standards for distributed systems.We do not (explicitly) discuss the
implementation of distributed systems via a particular programming
language or software platform