Distributed Systems: Concepts and Design, 5th edition
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Distributed Systems will provide you with the skills you'll need to design and maintain software for distributed applications. Using a wealth of modern case studies to illustrate the development of distributed systems, this text will enable you to evaluate existing examples and design new ones.
The 5th Edition offers 3 new chapters to ensure up-to-date coverage of the field. Chapter 6, Indirect Communication, covers events and notification. Chapter 8, Distributed Objects and Components offers a case study on CORBA. And Chapter 21, Designing Distributed Systems, includes a major new case study on Google.
Published by Pearson (August 1st 2021) - Copyright © 2012
Subject: Networking & Security
Category: Distributed Systems
Table of contents
1 Characterization of DS
2 System Models
3 Networking and Internetworking
4 Interprocess Communication
5 Remote Invocation
6 Indirect Communication
7 Operating System Support
8 Dist. Objects and Components
9 Web Services
12 Distributed File Systems
13 Name Services
14 Time and Global States
15 Coordination and Agreement
16 Transactions and Concurrency Control
17 Distributed Transactions
19 Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing
20 Distributed Multimedia Systems
Substantial Case Study
21 Designing Distributed Systems: Google Case Study
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