Distributed Information Systems

University of Otago

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Distributed Information Systems

  • Host University

    University of Otago

  • Location

    Dunedin, New Zealand

  • Area of Study

    Information Sciences

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    (INFO 221 or COSC 241) and 36 further 200-level INFO or COSC points

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    18
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    A study of the principles and practice of distributed information systems software development.

    Topics include current middleware technologies, such as message broker systems, JEE, .NET and Web Services. Students will gain practical experience in developing distributed applications using Java, Web Services, the ActiveMQ message broker and the Apache Camel service integration framework.

    Textbooks
    Text books are not required for this paper.

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