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December 2007 (vol. 8 no. 12)
pp. 2
Rajkumar Buyya, University of Melbourne
Srikumar Venugopal, University of Melbourne
This article presents an overview of a Cluster and Grid Computing course offered as part of the Master of Engineering in Distributed Computing program at the University of Melbourne. It describes the operation of the course and its evolution to fulfil the demand for professionals in an emerging field of distributed computing.

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3. I. Foster and C. Kesselman, eds., The Grid: Blueprint for a New Computing Infrastructure, Morgan Kaufmann, 1999.
4. R. Buyya and R. Kotagiri, "An Innovative Master's Program in Distributed Computing," IEEE Distributed Systems Online, vol. 8, no. 1, 2007; MDSO.2007.1

Index Terms:
cluster computing, Grid computing, engineering education, middleware
Rajkumar Buyya, Srikumar Venugopal, "Cluster and Grid Computing: A Graduate Distributed-Computing Course," IEEE Distributed Systems Online, vol. 8, no. 12, pp. 2, Dec. 2007, doi:10.1109/MDSO.2007.68
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