19D031TMD - Data Center Communication Networks

Course specification
Course title Data Center Communication Networks
Acronym 19D031TMD
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Type of study doctoral studies
Lecturer (for classes)
    Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
      Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
        ESPB 9.0 Status elective
        Condition No
        The goal The goal of the course is to introduce students to properties of data center communication networks and to recent developments in that area.
        The outcome Students will be involved in research work in the area of data center communication networks and in practical work on designing these networks.
        Contents of lectures The role of data center communication networks. Topologies of data center communication networks. Routing in data center networks. Transport layer protocols for time critical communication in data centers networks.
        Contents of exercises Extending the understanding of data center communication traffic through creation and analysis of simulations, with the possibility of presenting the resuls on the domestic conference.
        1. D. Abts and J.Kim: "High Performance Data Center Networks: Architectures, Algorithms and Opportunities" (Original title)
        2. P. Lapukhov et al: "RFC 7938 - Use of BGP for Routing in Large-Scale Data Centers" (Original title)
        3. N. Maksić and A. Smiljanić, “Improving Utilization of Datacenter Networks,” IEEE Communications Magazine, November 2013. (Original title)
        4. N. Maksić: "Optimization and Implementation of the Advanced Routing Protocols"
        5. Recent journal and conference papers
        Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
        Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
        Methods of teaching Lectures, discussions and research
        Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
        Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
        Activites during lectures 0 Test paper 0
        Practical lessons 0 Oral examination 30
        Projects 70
        Colloquia 0
        Seminars 0