CPSC 3280: Cloud and Parallel Computing

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Course Format Lecture 4.0 h + Seminar 0.0 h + Lab. 2.0 h
Credits 4.0

Course Description

Students examine the hardware and software components necessary to create an infrastructure capable of supporting informatics studies. Topics include CPU architectures that permit parallelism, CPU clusters, cloud computing and virtualization, and methods of effectively distributing data while keeping it secure and private. Students use a variety of distributed CPU operating systems to explore parallelism techniques.

Priority registration in this course is offered to students admitted to the Bachelor of Science in Bioinformatics.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum "C" grade in two of: CPSC 1160, 1181, or 1280.

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