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Discipline(s) : Infomatique et télécommunications

Systèmes distribués

Semestre Semestre 2
Type Facultatif
Nature UE


  • Operating systems
  • Computer networks


Distributed systems are present in all aspects of our daily digital life : file sharing systems, social networks, clouds, etc. The objective of this class is to study the fundamental mechanisms, algorithms, and system implementations that enable the development of distributed applications.

Compétences acquises :

  • Understanding fundamental concepts of distributed systems
  • Being able to design new distributed systems based on pre-existing mechanisms
  • Being able to analyze the organization of a distributed system


  • (2h) Introduction to distributed systems, distributed systems architectures
  • (2h) Communication : remote procedure calls, message-oriented communication, stream-oriented communication, multicast communication
  • (2h) Naming and location : flat naming, distributed hash tables, structured naming, attribute-based naming
  • (4h) Coordination : logical clocks, snapshots, mutual exclusion, election algorithms
  • (4h) Distributed transactions and concurrency control
  • (4h) Replication and consistency
  • (2h) Fault tolerance
  • (2h) Distributed file systems
  • (2h) Virtualization and cloud computing architectures

Mise à jour le 12 avril 2018