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Course INF-40-04-K-5

Quantitative Aspects of Distributed Systems (2V+1U, 4.0 LP)

Course Type

SWS Type Course Form CP (Effort) Presence-Time / Self-Study
- K Lecture with exercise classes (V/U) 4.0 CP 78 h
2 V Lecture 28 h
1 U Exercise class (in small groups) 14 h
(2V+1U) 4.0 CP 42 h 78 h


CP, Effort 4.0 CP = 120 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in SuSe
Level [5] Master (Entry Level)
Language [EN] English
Area of study [INF-VVS] Distributed and Networked Systems
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active

Possible Study achievement

  • Verification of study performance: proof of successful participation in the exercise classes (ungraded)
  • Details of the examination (type, duration, criteria) will be announced at the beginning of the course.


  • Introduction and motivation
  • Long-term performance management
    • Network design
    • Traffic modeling
  • Medium-term performance management
    • Traffic Engineering / Routing
    • Content distribution / caching
  • Short-term performance management
    • Dynamics at packet level
    • Packet scheduling


J. Schiller: Mobilkommunikation, Pearson Studium, Addison Wesley, 2.Auflage, 2003.

References to Course [INF-40-04-K-5]

Module Name Context
[INF-40-04-M-5] Quantitative Aspects of Distributed Systems P: Obligatory 2V+1U, 4.0 LP
Course-Pool Name
[INF-VVS_V-KPOOL-6] Lectures of the teaching area Distributed and Networked Systems