CMPSCI 377: Operating Systems
(Mini-) Homework 6: Distributed Systems
Due: December 13

VIP Students: Due one week from when you receive the assignment

  1. (10 pts) Problem 15.4 from OSC
  2. (10 pts) Problem 15.10 from OSC
  3. (10 pts) Name three techniques for data sharing in distributed operating systems. Briefly explain what each technique does.
  4. (10 pts) Explain the difference between location transparency and location independence in distributed file systems. Is NFS location transparent? Location Independent?