6.033 Computer System Engineering
Topics on the engineering of computer software and hardware systems: techniques for controlling complexity; strong modularity using client-server design, operating systems; performance, networks; naming; security and privacy; fault-tolerant systems, atomicity and coordination of concurrent activities, and recovery; impact of computer systems on society. Case studies of working systems and readings from the current literature provide comparisons and contrasts. Two design projects. Students engage in extensive written communication exercises. Enrollment may be limited.
Lecture occurs 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM on Mondays and Wednesdays in 26-100.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a CI-M.
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