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Questions About This Book?
What version or edition is this?
This is the edition with a publication date of 4/1/1994.
What is included with this book?
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|
|Networking and Internetworking|
|Distributed Objects and Remote Invocation|
|Operating System Support|
|Distributed File Systems|
|Time and Global States|
|Coordinaton and Agreement|
|Transitions and concurrency Control|
|Distributed Multimedia Systems|
|Distributed Shared Memory|
|Corba Case Study|
|Mach Case Study|
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