MSIT 491 Peer-to-peer computing - Detailed Schedule

  1. (3/1) Introduction to distributed systems and P2P computing
  2. Defining distributed systems and their goals; basic hardware and software concepts; communication; instantiating and placing the software component of a distributed system; naming and locating entities.

  3. (3/8) The appeal of P2P
  4. Peer-to-peer computing key ideas, useful applications, potential and limitations.

  5. (3/15) Challenges in P2P computing
  6. A few of the challenges addressed by P2P and some of those it faces.

Fabián E. Bustamante
Last modified: Thu Aug 8 16:09:19 CDT 2006