Distributed Systems Design

2018/2019

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

Builds on knowledge obtained during the 1st semester

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • system design methodologies within distributed systems in general
  • major performance measures in distributed systems
  • design choices w.r.t. how architecture, topology and technology influence various performance measures, including among others location-based services

Skills

  • demonstrate understanding at analysis level of system design methodologies within distributed systems in general, and understanding at synthesis level of selected design methodologies.
  • demonstrate understanding at analysis level of major performance measures in distributed systems of various scales.
  • explain design choices wrt architecture, topology and technology, and be able to analyze how this influence various performance measures.

Competences

  • undertake the construction of well-functioning distributed systems and associated communication facilities

Type of instruction

As described in the introduction to Chapter 3.

Exam

Exams

Name of examDistributed Systems Design
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
ECTS15
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in Joint Programme Regulations
http:/​/​www.en.tech.aau.dk/​education-programmes/​Education+and+Programmes/​

Facts about the module

Danish titleDesign af distribuerede systemer
Module codeESNNDSK2P1
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS15
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Electronics and IT
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design