Course detail

Distributed Application Environment (in English)

FIT-PDIeAcad. year: 2019/2020

Common characteristics of distributed environments. Types of distributed environments. Design and model of distributed applications. Distributed operating and file systems. Distributed database systems. Technology JSP, J2EE, JavaBeans, EJB, RPC, XML-RPC, SOAP, IIOP. Web services. Technology CORBA, COM, DCOM. Use of XML in distributed environments. Security in distributed applications.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

The stundent will acquaint yourself with concepts and principles of distributed environments, with design and implementation of applications for distributed environments and security aspects in distributed environments.

Prerequisites

Knowledge of programming the network applications in common programming languages like C/C++ or Java. Knowledge of Unix architecture and ability to create programs for Unix operating systems.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Tanenbaum, A.: Modern Operating Systems. Prentice Hall, 2001, ISBN: 0130313580
Stevens, W.R. "UNIX Network Programming." Vol. 1, The Sockets Networking API, 2004, ISBN: 0131411551
Stevens, W.R. "UNIX Network Programming." Vol. 2, Interprocess Communications, 1999, ISBN: 0130810819
Tanenbaum, A., Steen, M.: Distributed Systems: Principles and Paradigms. Prentice Hall, 2002, ISBN: 0130888931

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Requirements specification and design of projects, two projects elaboration, mid-term exam.

Language of instruction

English

Work placements

Not applicable.

Aims

The aim is to understand principles and design of applications for distributed environment, obtain overview of modern distributed environments and ability of usage application interface for various programming environments.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme IT-MGR-2 Master's

    branch MGMe , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme IT-MGR-1H Master's

    branch MGH , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, recommended

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus


  1. Common characteristics of distributed environments
  2. Types of distributed environments
  3. Communication in distributed environments
  4. Distributed operating and file systems
  5. Synchronization and transactions
  6. Consistency and replication
  7. Design and model of distributed applications
  8. RPC, XML-RPC, SOAP, IIOP
  9. CORBA, Real-time CORBA, COM, DCOM
  10. Architectures of Distributed Control Systems
  11. Time-Triggered Distributed Architecture
  12. Clusters, Security in distributed applications
  13. Programming languages for large distributed systems

Project

13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus


  • Implementation of selected applications,algorithms for selected distributed environments.

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