CS 436 -
Design, application, analysis, and deployment of communication protocols and system software behind modern cloud/compute/network infrastructures. Students learn the internals of modern system infrastructures, including operating system networking kernels, cloud application service code, and firewall and router configuration. Students will gain experience with widely-used and production-grade code and systems, such as Cisco IOS, the Linux networking stack, and Amazon Web Services. This class links theory with practice to prepare students to confidently carry out tasks they will commonly encounter in industry, such as building an enterprise network, deploying a large-scale cloud service, or implementing a new network protocol. Course Information: Same as ECE 435. 3 undergraduate hours. 3 or 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: CS 241 or ECE 391.