CS 262B. Advanced Topics in Computer Systems

Catalog Description: Continued graduate survey of large-scale systems for managing information and computation. Topics include basic performance measurement; extensibility, with attention to protection, security, and management of abstract data types; index structures, including support for concurrency and recovery; parallelism, including parallel architectures, query processing and scheduling; distributed data management, including distributed and mobile file systems and databases; distributed caching; large-scale data analysis and search. Homework assignments, exam, and term paper or project required.

Units: 3.0

Prerequisites: 262A.

Fall: 3 hours of lecture per week
Spring: 3 hours of lecture per week

Grading basis: letter

Final exam status: No final exam

Class Schedule (Spring 2020):
TuTh 12:30PM - 1:59PM, Soda 310 – David E. Culler

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