Distributed & Mobile Computing - Institute of Technology Tallaght

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Module Title:

Distributed & Mobile Computing – Semester 6

Academic year:

2009 – 2010
Credit Value:

5 - Mandatory
Pre- requisites:

Networking 2

50% Final Examination, 50% Practical Examination

This module provides the student with knowledge
and skills To assess the nature and architecture of
distributed and mobile applications and to be able
to develop and deploy web-based applications
comprising both server-side and client-side logic.
Module Content

• Introduction to Distributed Systems
• The Internet
• Mobile Computing
Intended Learning

Having successfully completed this subject, the
student will be able to :
1. Explain the fundamental design of a
distributed system and the concept of
transparency within a distributed system
2. Describe RPC as a fundamental operation
within a distributed system and the various
RPC semantics
3. Describe the operation of the HTTP protocol
and the use of server and client side
processing technologies in a web-based
4. Develop and deploy a web-based application
on a web server using both server and client
side processing technologies
5. Describe wireless and mobile
communications technologies, mobile
devices, and application development
platforms for mobile devices
6. Demonstrate an understanding of the
principles of encryption as they apply to
distributed systems
7. Deploy a web-based application on a web
server using a secure protocol