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CSCI 333
Storage Systems Spring 2021
Division III Quantative/Formal Reasoning

Class Details

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); storage hardware and its influence on storage software designs; data structures; performance models; and system measurement/evaluation. Readings will be taken from recent technical literature, and an emphasis will be placed on identifying and evaluating design trade-offs.
The Class: Format: lecture/conference; Lecture content will be through asynchronously viewed video modules. Two scheduled conference sections will each meet twice per week. They will be used for synchronous conference meetings that include discussions, activities, and programming tasks. One conference section will be in-person and one will be remote. Students should sign up for the lecture section and one conference section.
Limit: 40
Expected: 40
Class#: 4920
Grading: yes pass/fail option, no fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: programming assignments, quizzes, midterm examination, and a final project
Prerequisites: CSCI 136; CSCI 237 or permission of instructor
Enrollment Preferences: current Computer Science majors, students with research experience or interest
Distributions: Division III Quantative/Formal Reasoning
QFR Notes: This course will have students develop quantitative/formal reasoning skills through problem sets and programming assignments.

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