554 - Large-scale Computing Infrastructures
|Reader:||Dr. Sergio Mafioletti|
|Credits:||Lecture 2 hours, exercises 2 hours|
|Lecture:||Monday 26.09.2011 12.00 - 13.45 in room 2.A.10|
|Exercises:||Thursdays 16.15 - 18.00 in room 1.D.12|
|Location:||BIN 2.A.10 (Lectures), 1.D.12 (Exercises)|
|Exam:||Written or oral exam (tbd).)|
Introductory lecture on large scale computing infrastructures (LSCI). Approaches, techniques, and problems from both engineering and end-user perspectives. Main focus will be on the National Grid infrastructure ( http://www.smscg.ch ). The course will survey national and international grid and cloud initiatives.
Lectures on "Communication Systems" and "Distributed Systems". Basic knowledge on OS (Linux preferable), on programming and programming languages (python preferred), and on communication and distributed systems.
Details will be provided within the lecture, while the slides and further information are available at http://ocikbapps.uzh.ch/gc3wiki/teaching/lsci2011.html .
Basic literature includes A. Tanenbaum: "Modern Operating Systems" and A. Tanenbaum: "Distributed Systems: Principles and Paradigms" as well as Python (material available at http://www.python.org/ ).