Parallel and Distributed Data Management

Spring 2016


June 8, 2016The grades are now available on Axess. Thank you for taking CS 347 this year!

June 1, 2016The final exam will be held in the Nvidia Auditorium (Huang Engineering Center) starting 12:15pm on Friday, June 3. An alternate final will be offered starting 7pm the same day (Gates B21/B26, must RSVP in private Piazza post).

May 23, 2016The final assignment, a problem set on Paxos, is now available on the Resources page. It is due on Friday, June 3 and should be submitted together with the final exam.

May 11, 2016The fifth assignment is out and due on Friday, May 20.

April 15, 2016 We will be holding extra office hours to help you prepare for the midterm. On Monday, April 25, we will extend the regular office hours and later that same evening the CAs will hold additional office hours in Gates B26 between 6-8pm.

April 14, 2016 The second assignment is due on Tuesday, April 19. The third Gradiance quiz will go out on Wednesday, April 20, and will be due on Friday, April 29.

April 5, 2016 The review session will be held in Gates B03 on Thursday, April 14, from 4:30pm to 5:20pm. The session will be recorded by SCPD and available online.

April 4, 2016 The CAs, Lili and Neeral, will be holding their office hours on Wednesdays between 11:30am and 1:30pm in the basement of Huang.

April 4, 2016 The first assignment is now available on Gradiance. Please complete it by Tuesday, April 12.

April 2, 2016 The instructions for using Gradiance, the automated quiz assignment system for the class, have been posted to the Info page. The first assignment will go out on Monday, April 4.

March 30, 2016 The midterm exam will be administered in class on Wednesday, April 27.

March 28, 2016 The first set of lecture notes is now available on the Resources page. Subsequent notes will be posted to the same location ahead of the lecture.

March 26, 2016 Welcome to CS 347! The first class meets on Monday, March 28. Please sign up for Piazza and stay tuned for announcements and website updates.


Mondays and Wednesdays 1:30pm - 2:50pm
Huang Engineering Center 018


Instructor: Zoltan Fern
Office Hours: Mondays 3pm - 4pm / Gates 459

Course Assistant: Neeral Dodhia
Office Hours: Wednesdays 11:30am - 1:30pm / Huang basement

Course Assistant: Lili Yang
Office Hours: Wednesdays 11:30am - 1:30pm / Huang basement


Discussion Group: Piazza