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Advanced Systems Topics

Principal lecturer: Dr Steven Hand
Taken by: Part II

Advanced operating systems

This section of the course will cover distributed and persistent virtual memory, capability systems, microkernel evolution, virtual machine monitors, extensibility and filesystem & database storage.

Scalable synchronization

Peer to peer systems

This part of AST will cover some of the recent distributed systems ideas to emerge that scale applications to Internet dimensions by decentralised coordination.

This will be lectured by Jon Crowcroft

Slides (in pdf) as per handouts:

Background Reading

Supervision Hints

  • P2P Guide including link to exams (in the usual places).