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The Essence of Distributed Systems, 1st edition

  • Joel Crichlow

Published by Pearson (October 25th 1999) - Copyright © 2000

1st edition

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Overview

This text is intended to provide a concise introduction to Distributed systems as a first course or alternatively as a useful reference on an Operating systems or Networking course. This text presents the key issues pertinent to the design and construction of a distributed system in a logical manner. These issues include architecture, distributed resource management and accessing distributed resources.

Table of contents

1. Introduction
2. Major Application Areas for Distributed Systems
3. Architecture for Distibuted Systems
4. Managing Distributed Resourses
5. Accessing Distributed Resources
6. Special Issues in Resouce Use
7. Case Studies

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