CATALOG DESCRIPTION: This course will cover a broad range of topics related to networking problems in cloud computing, including network structure of Internet Data Centers, layer 2 data network fabric, lease management and partitioning, data placement for geo-distributed cloud services, energy efficient cloud design, flow scheduling, congestion control, i.e., the incast problem, and more.

 

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COURSE COORDINATOR: Prof. Aleksandar Kuzmanovic

COURSE GOALS: To teach the key concepts behind networking problems in cloud computing.

PREREQUISITES: EECS 340 or equivalent computer networking course.Students who do not have such background should contact the instructor at akuzma@northwestern.edu

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