Distributed Systems : Concepts and Design

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 4/1/1994
  • Publisher: Addison-Wesley
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This new edition represents a significant update of this best-selling textbook for distributed systems. It incorporates and anticipates the major developments in distributed systems technology. All chapters have been thoroughly revised and updated, including emphasis on the Internet, intranets, mobility and middleware. There is increased emphasis on algorithms and discussion of security has been brought forward in the text and integrated with other related technologies. As with previous editions, this book is intended to provide knowledge of the principles and practice of distributed system design. Information is conveyed in sufficient depth to allow readers to eveluate existing systems or design new ones. Case studies illustrate the design concepts for each major topic.

Table of Contents

Charactization of Distributed Systems
System Models
Networking and Internetworking
Interprocess Communication
Distributed Objects and Remote Invocation
Operating System Support
Distributed File Systems
Name services
Time and Global States
Coordinaton and Agreement
Transitions and concurrency Control
Distributed Transactions
Distributed Multimedia Systems
Distributed Shared Memory
Corba Case Study
Mach Case Study
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