Distributed Systems Design

2019/2020

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

Types of instruction are listed at the start of §17; Structure and contents of the programme.

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
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Electronics and IT
DepartmentDepartment of Electronic Systems
FacultyTechnical Faculty of IT and Design