This course teaches learners (industry professionals and students) the fundamental concepts of Distributed Programming in the context of Java 8. Distributed programming enables developers to use multiple nodes in a data center to increase throughput and/or reduce latency of selected applications. By the end of this course, you will learn how to use popular distributed programming frameworks for Java programs, including Hadoop, Spark, Sockets, Remote Method Invocation (RMI), Multicast Sockets, Kafka, Message Passing Interface (MPI), as well as different approaches to combine distribution with multithreading.
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TOP REVIEWS FROM DISTRIBUTED PROGRAMMING IN JAVA
It forced me to recall OpenMP and MPI. Thought it's already dead in favor to IMDG, spark, upc and so on. Practical tasks - miniprojects - was too easy to implement. Need more complex tasks.
Great course. The first programming assignment was challenging and well worth the time invested, I would recommend it for anyone that wants to learn parallel programming in Java.
The concepts taught were clear and precise which helped me with an ongoing project. It would have been really better if the mini-projects were a bit more complicated.
Very well structured and presented course! Very useful material with good relevant examples! Thank you, Prof. Sarkar for this Distributed Programming in Java course!
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How does the Multicore Programming in Java: Parallelism course relate to the Multicore Programming in Java: Concurrency course?
Multicore Programming in Java: Parallelism and Multicore Programming in Java: Concurrency cover complementary aspects of multicore programming, and can be taken in any order. The Parallelism course covers the fundamentals of using parallelism to make applications run faster by using multiple processors at the same time. The Concurrency course covers the fundamentals of how parallel tasks and threads correctly mediate concurrent use of shared resources such as shared objects, network resources, and file systems.
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