Distributed Systems, 2nd edition

  • Sape Mullender

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Overview

Technological progress in distributed computing systems continues at a rapid pace, and this second edition has been completely revised to reflect the current state of the art. Examples and case studies of commericial and experimental systems are provided by a distinguished author team, whose work reflects the cutting edge of modern developments in the field.

Table of contents

  1. A State-of-the-Art Distributed System: Computing with Bob
  2. What Good Are Models and What Models Are Good?
  3. Specifications of Concurrent and Distributed Systems
  4. Consistent Global States of Distributed Systems: Fundamental Concepts and
  5. Mechanisms
  6. Fault-Tolerant Broadcasts and Related Problems
  7. Non-Blocking Atomic Commitment
  8. Replication management Using the State-Machine Approach
  9. The Primary-Backup Approach
  10. Interprocess Communications
  11. Reliable Messages and Connection Establishment
  12. A Case Study: Automatic Reconfiguration in Automet
  13. Names
  14. Transaction-Processing Techniques
  15. Distributed File Systems
  16. Kernel Support for Distributed Systems
  17. Real-Time and Dependability Concepts
  18. Real-Time Communication
  19. Scheduling
  20. Design of Distributed Real-Time Systems
  21. Cryptography and Secure Channels
  22. Authentication in Distributed Systems
  23. Index

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Published by Pearson (July 31st 1993) - Copyright © 1994