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Distributed Application Architectures

Module name (EN):
Name of module in study programme. It should be precise and clear.
Distributed Application Architectures
Degree programme:
Study Programme with validity of corresponding study regulations containing this module.
Computer Science and Communication Systems, Master, ASPO 01.04.2016
Module code: KI705
The exam administration creates a SAP-Submodule-No for every exam type in every module. The SAP-Submodule-No is equal for the same module in different study programs.
Hours per semester week / Teaching method:
The count of hours per week is a combination of lecture (V for German Vorlesung), exercise (U for Übung), practice (P) oder project (PA). For example a course of the form 2V+2U has 2 hours of lecture and 2 hours of exercise per week.
3V+1P (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits:
European Credit Transfer System. Points for successful completion of a course. Each ECTS point represents a workload of 30 hours.
Semester: 1
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Oral examination: 50 %; case study/student assignment: 50 %

[updated 08.05.2008]
Applicability / Curricular relevance:
All study programs (with year of the version of study regulations) containing the course.

KI705 (P222-0046) Computer Science and Communication Systems, Master, ASPO 01.04.2016 , semester 1, mandatory course
PIM-AVA (P221-0047) Applied Informatics, Master, ASPO 01.10.2011 , semester 3, mandatory course
Workload of student for successfully completing the course. Each ECTS credit represents 30 working hours. These are the combined effort of face-to-face time, post-processing the subject of the lecture, exercises and preparation for the exam.

The total workload is distributed on the semester (01.04.-30.09. during the summer term, 01.10.-31.03. during the winter term).
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Markus Esch
Prof. Dr. Markus Esch
Moritz Fey, M.Sc.

[updated 25.09.2017]
Technical Systems Lab (8207)
Learning outcomes:
Students will be taught the important techniques deployed in the development of complex, distributed systems. The course covers in detail some of the advanced concepts used in developing distributed systems such as ODP and OMA. Students will also be taught the underlying theoretical framework required to develop complex, distributed applications. Areas addressed include the transaction concept, distributed mutual exclusion, distributed termination, clock synchronization and replication mechanisms.

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Module content:
1.        Examples of large software systems
2.        Middleware
3.        Open Distributed Processing (ODP)
4.        Object Management Architecture (OMA)
5.        Software development model for designing distributed systems
6.        Formal specifications of distributed systems
7.        Case studies

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Recommended or required reading:
POPIEN, Claudia: Verteilte Verarbeitung offener Systeme, Aachener Beiträge zur Informatik, 1996
SPANIOL, Otto; Linnhoff-Popein, Claudia; Meyer, Bernd: Trends in Distributed Systems: CORBA and Beyond 96, Aachen, Germany, October 1–2, 1996, Proceedings
COLOURIS, George; DOLLIMORE, Jean; KINDBERG, Tim: Distributed Systems Concepts , Addison Wesley. 4th Edition 2005
COLOURIS George; DOLLIMORE Jean; KINDBERG Tim: Verteilte Systeme - Konzepte, Addison Wesley 2002.

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Module offered in:
WS 2017/18, WS 2016/17, WS 2015/16, WS 2014/15, WS 2013/14, ...
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