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|Office Hours:||Tu 3-4pm; Th 10:30-11:30; Fr 10:30-11:30; and by appt.|
|Meetings:||MoTh 2:35-3:50pm in Schow Library|
This course will examine topics in the design, implementation, and evaluation of storage systems. Topics include the memory hierarchy; ways that data is organized (both logically and physically); hardware characteristics and the ways that storage hardware influences storage software design; data structures and performance models; compression; consistency; recovery; and system measurement/evaluation. Readings will be taken from textbooks, conferences, and recent technical literature. An emphasis will be placed on identifying and evaluating design trade-offs.
Syllabus & Texts
The course syllabus can be found online.
There is one required text, which is available for free online:
I also strongly recommend a good C reference:
Additional readings, audio, and video will be posted to the course website.