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Advanced Systems Topics
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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

Peer to Peer Introduction
Structured versus Unstructured Systems
Coordinate Systems, if you are interested in Principal components analysis and related techniques, see wikipedia for a good intro. This was also mentioned in DSP, Information Theory and Coding, Computer Vision, and Bioinformatics.

A survey paper plus a review of coordinate systems might be useful background reading, and there is a supervisors' guide