CS6460: Datacenter Networks and Services

Spring 2011, Prof. Sirer

Course Schedule

Date Topic
Tue Jan 25
Introduction: Course, syllabus, howe to read papers.
    No reading
Thu Jan 27
Network Architecture: Physical topology and wiring.
Tue Feb 01
Network Architecture: Physical topology and wiring.
Thu Feb 03
No class
    No reading
Tue Feb 08
Network Architecture: High performance alternatives
Thu Feb 10
Transport Protocols: TCP++
Tue Feb 15
Network Architecture: High performance alternatives
Thu Feb 17
Software Infrastructure: ConsensusAdditional Reading:
  • Paxos made live
  • Paxos made moderately more complicated
Tue Feb 22
Software Infrastructure: Group Membership and Synchronization
Thu Feb 24
Software Infrastructure: Provisioning
Tue Mar 01
Self Organizing Hash Tables
Thu Mar 03
NoSQL
Tue Mar 08
NoSQLAdditional Reading:
Thu Mar 10
FileSystems and Hash Tables
Tue Mar 15
Measurements and Characteristics
Thu Mar 17
Measurements and Characteristics
Thu Apr 07
Google Style DCN Services
Tue Apr 12
Google Style DCN Services
Thu Apr 14
Data Processing
Tue Apr 19
Security
Thu Apr 21
Green Datacenters
Tue Apr 26
Storage

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