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CS 498 CNO - Special Topics - Cloud Networking

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Subject offerings of new and developing areas of knowledge in computer science intended to augment the existing curriculum. See Class Schedule or departmental course information for topics and prerequisites. Course Information: 1 to 4 undergraduate hours. 1 to 4 graduate hours. May be repeated in the same or separate terms if topics vary.

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Course description: Computer communication networks are among the most important and influential global infrastructures that humanity has created. The goal of this course is to provide a foundational view of communication networks, with a focus on networks enabling modern hyperscale cloud computing. In the first part of this course, we-ll study the principles upon which the Internet and other computer networks are built, and how those principles translate into deployed protocols. In the second part of this course, we build on those principles to learn how to build a network infrastructure that provides the agility to deploy virtual networks on a shared infrastructure, that enables both efficient transfer of big data and low latency communication, and that enables applications to be federated across countries and continents. Topics will include: switching; intradomain routing; the Internet Protocol and interdomain networking; reliability, flow control, congestion control, and their

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 4

Term(s): Fall


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