6.033--Computer System Engineering

MIT Catalog Description

Prereq.: 6.004
U (2)

Topics on the engineering of computer software and hardware systems: techniques for controlling complexity; networks and distributed systems; atomicity and coordination of parallel activities; recovery and reliability; privacy of information; impact of computer systems on society. Case studies of working systems and outside reading in the current literature provide comparisons and contrasts. 4 Engineering Design Points.

Questions or comments regarding 6.033? Send email to Frans Kaashoek (kaashoek@pdos.lcs.mit.edu).