Distributed Computing @ OMSCS over – what a ride!

May 13, 2021 | minutes read

Last semester, I decided to enroll in the brand spanking new Georgia Tech’s Distributed Computing course offered for the first time (as part of OMSCS) this past Spring 2021. What a ride! Learned a ton, including Lamport’s Logical Clocks, the FLP theorem, and the notorious PAXOS for consensus. Hats off to Professor Ada and the wonderful teacher assistants for delivering a rigorous and rewarding course. The lectures were top notch and the distributed systems labs (originally created at University of Washington by Ellis Michael) were challenging to say the least.

Only 2 more semesters until graduating from Georgia Tech with my M.S. in Computer Science!


I’m Matt Chung. I’m a software engineer, seasoned technology leader, and father currently based in Seattle and London. I love to share what I know. I write about topic developing scalable & fail-safe software running in the AWS cloud, digital organization as a mechanism for unlocking your creativity, and maximizing our full potentials with personal development habits.

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