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Distributed Systems: Principles and Paradigms (2nd Edition)

 
 
 
 
Distributed Systems: Principles and Paradigms (2nd Edition)
Author: Andrew S. Tanenbaum - Maarten Van Steen
ISBN 13: 9780132392273
ISBN 10: 132392275
Edition: 2
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2006-10-12
Format: Paperback
Pages: 704
List Price: $194.00
 
 

Virtually every computing system today is part of a distributed system. Programmers, developers, and engineers need to understand the underlying principles and paradigms as well as the real-world application of those principles. Now, internationally renowned expert Andrew S. Tanenbaum – with colleague Martin van Steen – presents a complete introduction that identifies the seven key principles of distributed systems, with extensive examples of each.

Adds a completely new chapter on architecture to address the principle of organizing distributed systems. Provides extensive new material on peer-to-peer systems, grid computing and Web services, virtualization, and application-level multicasting. Updates material on clock synchronization, data-centric consistency, object-based distributed systems, and file systems and Web systems coordination.

For all developers, software engineers, and architects who need an in-depth understanding of distributed systems.